Madeira weather

Our guide to the weather in Madeira during August

23

Average high

6

UV Index

3mm

Month rainfall

23

Sea temperature

Madeira is located in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the northwest coast of Africa, and enjoys a subtropical climate and warm weather all year round. We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Madeira, covering the last 12 years up to 2021, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Madeira weather in August.

How warm is it in Madeira during August?

August is typically the warmest month in Madeira. The temperature reaches around 23℃ during the daytime, falling away to 22℃ at night. The UV index will be high at this time of year, so protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Try to limit exposure between 10am and 4pm. Apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every few hours, even if it's cloudy, or more frequently after sweating or swimming, and wear UV-blocking sunglasses too, and bear in mind that bright surfaces, such as sand and water increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Madeira during August?

On average, there will be 4 rainy days during the month, amounting to 3.3mm in total. That's almost nothing at all, therefore rain isn't something we think you need to consider. You're not likely to see a thunderstorm during your trip.

How warm is the sea in Madeira during August?

The water temperature around Madeira reaches a pleasant 23℃ during August. While generally considered warm, some people might find it a little on the cool side on entering the water.

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