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Algarve Weather in April, Portugal

Algarve Averages April


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    9 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    8 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    37.7 mm

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Algarve Daily Averages April

April 2024 Daily Averages

1 Avg 16º 61º
2 Avg 15º 59º
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5 Avg 16º 61º
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7 Avg 16º 61º
8 Avg 17º 63º
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13 Avg 17º 63º
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22 Avg 16º 61º
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29 Avg 16º 61º
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April Weather Averages

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What's The Weather Like in Algarve in April?

April is a good time to visit the Algarve for those who prefer mild temperatures to the searing heat of the summer. You'll get a good deal on flights and accommodation in February, too, as it's not peak season.

Is It Good To Visit The Algarve In April?

April's an enjoyable time to visit the Algarve as the weather's ideal for a variety of activities including hiking, cycling, horse riding, golf, surfing, and sightseeing. 

Is The Algarve Warm In April?

In April the average temperature is 16°C and the average low temperature is just 11°C. But in the warmest part of the day, it can reach the mid-twenties.

April Sunshine Hours In Algarve

With an average of 252 hours of bright sunshine at Faro, typical daily sunshine durations in the Algarve are in the range of eight to nine hours.

How Wet Is The Algarve In April?

The Algarve region sees about 28mm of rain in April, which is spread out over an average of eight days.

Is The Algarve WIndy In April?

The average wind speed of 4 m/s occurs during early April and can reach a maximum of 8 m/s, but this is still considered as just a moderate breeze. 

How Warm Is The Sea In The Algarve In April?

The sea temperature averages only 16°C during April, which is rather chilly for swimming in. 

Hotels for Algarve in April

Four Seasons Fairways

Accommodation options in the Algarve are numerous and there are many good hotels to choose from. Those with large budgets can consider Four Seasons Fairways at Quinto do Lago, which has numerous luxury villas which are available for rent and a clubhouse with numerous sporting facilities. There is also a restaurant and on-site golf facilities, which are provided at a discount for those who rent one of the villas.

Memmo Baleeira Hotel

Memmo Baleeira Hotel at Sagres has high-quality accommodation and facilities and is particularly recommended to those who would like to try surfing, as there are surfing facilities nearby.

Herdade da Corte

A less expensive option is the Herdade da Corte hotel at Santa Catarina Da Fonte Do Bispo, Tavira, which contains a lounge bar, a swimming pool and a relaxed atmosphere.

Velamar Hotel

There are also some good budget options, including the three-star Velamar Hotel at Olhos d'Agua, Albufeira, which features a restaurant, bar and outdoor swimming pool.

Praia Village

Self-catering accommodation options include the modern Praia Village at Vilamoura. This modern apartment is located in a quiet residential area and can sleep up to four people in two air-conditioned bedrooms.

Beaches for April for Algarve

Ilha de Culatra

April is quite a good time of year to hit the beach, since the beaches are not generally as popular as during the summer months. Although, during fine spells the weather can be quite conducive for sunbathing and relaxation. Ilha de Culatra is an island situated off Olhao and contains a wide range of facilities including villages, a mini market, fishing outlets, and pleasant beaches for sunbathing.

Praia de Amoreira

On the Portuguese mainland, Praia de Amoreira near Aljezur is close to a good restaurant and children are likely to be kept entertained here due to numerous rock pools along the beach.

Praia de Falesia

On the other hand if you want a safe, sheltered beach you may want to try Praia de Falesia, which gets its name from the gouged red cliffs that form a backdrop to the beach. These large cliffs act as a barrier against any northern winds during the season, which makes it ideal for those who want to sunbathe on a hot day. 

Restaurants and Bars for Algarve in April


There are many good restaurants available in the Algarve, catering for almost all tastes. Fans of Indian restaurants can consider Saffron at Praia da Luz, which is particularly good for tandoori and also has an outdoor patio area overlooking the sea.

II Cappuccino

For those after a relatively light snack, high quality nibbles are served at the Il Cappuccino café at R. Quinta da Correira, Albufeira, alongside a selection of main courses.

Angelus Bar

For pub and nightlife entertainment, Angelus Bar is a highly-rated beach-side bar, which serves good pub meals and also has regular karaoke and quiz nights. 


Roskos at Rua Candido dos Reis N0 79, Lagos is well-established for its frequent musical entertainment, including funk, rhythm & blues and soul.

Things to Do in Algarve in April

Alvor Boardwalk

Those interested in walking and hiking can consider the scenic Alvor Boardwalk at Alvor, Portimao, which is well-received by most tourists, boasting spectacular views along the sea front and also leads to numerous good restaurants.

Magic Moments

Magic Moments: Photo Walks & Photo Sessions at Sagres is primarily a photography company, but also offers a wide range of walks with an emphasis on finding good locations to take photographs. They also have sessions for sports and water activities, so this company covers a wide range of interests.

Algarve by Segway

Algarve by Segway is one of the most well-received tour operators, they offer birdwatching trips to Ria Formosa, cultural trips around Faro, sunset trips to Faro Island and themed tours for weddings and birthday parties. For a comprehensive guide to the main walks and trails in the Algarve, check out the online booklet at Trails in the Algarve.


There are also some good entertainment parks in the Algarve and with the weather being reliably dry and sunny at this time of year, water parks are a good way to cool off and have fun. Aqualand at Sitio das Areias - Apartado 11, Alcantarilha offers rapids, a crazy leap, a helter-skelter-style "crazy race" and a mega slide, among other attractions.

Slide & Splash

The other two main choices are Slide & Splash, which boasts a helter-skelter and reptile shows and a "tornado" slide or Aquashow Park, which has a water roller-coaster. While the water-based entertainment at all three parks is mostly highly rated by customers, note that the dining facilities receive mixed reviews, so it may be worth bringing your own lunch.

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