21 MayLocal Time: 11:48 WEST UK Time: 11:48 BST
- Sunrise 06:19
- Sunset 20:38
- Moonrise 16:41
- Moonset 03:33
|Temp feels like:||19°c (66.2°f)|
|Length of Day:||9h 40m|
|Dew Point:||11 °c (52°f)|
|Pressure:||30.06 " (1018 hpa)|
Average for May: 17°c (63°f)
Weather Overview for Tavira
Tavira enjoys a Mediterranean climate of long hot summers
and mild rainy winters. The resort sits on the east coast of south Portugal
in the Algarve
Summer, from June
till September, is hot and dry. If the season was to be measured in terms of
beach-worthy conditions then it would actually extend from May till October.
The average high temperature
rises from 25°C in June to a peak
of 29°C in July and August then relaxes slightly to 27°C in September. Average
low temperatures sit in the mid teens in the fringe months but at the peak of
the summer’s heat it rarely falls below 18°C and can stay in the low 20s.
Northeast winds help to keep conditions bearable but if the sirocco blows up
Rain is a stranger to these parts in the summer and it is
quite possible that you will see no rain on even a fortnight’s stay. Sunshine
levels peak in July at twelve hours per day but the whole season is very
bright. The Atlantic is much cooler than the
Autumn, in October and November, remains very pleasant with warm temperatures. The average high temperature drops to a still gorgeous 23°C in October and an agreeable 19°C in November. Night time lows drop to 14°C in October, which is cool but not cold, and 11°C in November which calls for a jacket. Long into autumn you can enjoy days by the sea and even swim as the water does not cool very quickly. Sunshine levels do drop but it is still sunny most of the time. However, rainfall does increase from the beginning of the season and November sees regular showers.
December and February, is very mild but not usually warm enough to be without a
is the coolest month with an average high of 16°C and an average low of 8°C.
December and February are marginally warmer. The sea is probably too cool for
most, 15°C at its coldest in February, though about the same as around
This is a great place for a winter break in terms of
weather, though you’ll have to be interested in exploring the town as beach
weather is rare. However, unseasonably hot weather can travel up from
Spring, from March till May, is very warm and increasingly enjoyable. It is already warm at the beginning of the season, getting to an average high of 18°C in March then creeping up to 20°C in April and 22°C in May. While night times and the sea remain cool, the warm days mean plenty of beach time from the end of March. Rainfall reduces to light showers that become more and more infrequent.
Tavira benefits from its location on the east of
It should be noted that, whatever the weather, to enjoy Tavira’s beach you must first take a short drive and a ferry ride.