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ALGARVE
Climate and Weather

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Climate and Weather

The sun shines frequently in the Algarve. On average, more than 3000 hours of sunshine are measured annually. Rain falls mainly in autumn and winter, the number of rainless days is over 300.

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The climate feels subtropical, despite its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. In fact, there is a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and not too hot summers. Average daytime temperatures fluctuate between 16 degrees Celsius in January and February and 28 degrees Celsius in July and August. The summer heat is tempered by a fresh breeze from the sea.

Sources

Champion,N. / Portugal Corona

Dominicus, J. / Portugal Gottmer

Encarta Encyclopedie

Holisova, J. / Algarve ANWB

Keuning, T. / Portugal ANWB

Wakeren, B. van / Algarve, Zuid-Portugal, Lissabon Gottmer

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated May 2022
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