Weather in January in Madeira

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in January in Madeira. Is this month a good time to go to Madeira? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Madeira in January?

The weather in Madeira in January ranges from tolerable to perfect depending on the destination.

You can expect pleasant maximum average daytime temperatures around 20°C (67°F) and nighttime temperatures around 14°C (57°F) in Funchal. On average, this month is the coldest month of the year in Madeira.

Precipitation in January ranges from moderate in Porto Santo with an average of 53mm (2.1inch) rainfall to moderate in Funchal with 72mm (2.8inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 161 hours of sunshine in Funchal during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Madeira.

Where to go in Madeira in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Madeira on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Madeira

What is the weather like in January for the 3 most popular destinations in Madeira?

Average weather in Funchal

In January Funchal generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (67°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (57°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Funchal
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
21°C / 69°F 
15°C / 59°F 
152 hours 
117mm / 4.6inch 
12 days 
20°C / 67°F 
14°C / 57°F 
161 hours 
72mm / 2.8inch 
11 days 
20°C / 67°F 
14°C / 56°F 
167 hours 
84mm / 3.3inch 
10 days 
Climate in Funchal

Average weather in Porto Santo

In January Porto Santo generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (63°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Porto Santo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
18°C / 64°F 
14°C / 57°F 
133 hours 
53mm / 2.1inch 
14 days 
17°C / 63°F 
13°C / 55°F 
135 hours 
53mm / 2.1inch 
13 days 
17°C / 63°F 
13°C / 55°F 
134 hours 
43mm / 1.7inch 
11 days 
Climate in Porto Santo

Average weather in Ponta de São Lourenço

In January Ponta de São Lourenço generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (67°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (57°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Ponta de São Lourenço
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
21°C / 69°F 
15°C / 59°F 
152 hours 
117mm / 4.6inch 
12 days 
20°C / 67°F 
14°C / 57°F 
161 hours 
72mm / 2.8inch 
11 days 
20°C / 67°F 
14°C / 56°F 
167 hours 
84mm / 3.3inch 
10 days 
Climate in Ponta de São Lourenço

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Madeira.

Is January the best time to go to Madeira?

In our opinion January is one of the best times to visit Madeira with commonly perfect weather in Funchal. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Madeira is in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November with generally perfect weather in Funchal. The worst month is December that can have pleasant weather conditions.

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