Faro Weather September Averages, Portugal
What's the Weather like in Faro in September
September marks the end of summer and the arrival of autumn. Despite temperatures beginning to decline, it is still a great time to visit Faro, Portugal. There will be little to no rain and plenty of sunshine.
The temperature average for September is a pleasant 23°C (73°F), this is just slightly lower than August's average of 24°C (74°F). The average highs for September are 27°C (81°F). These highs are more common from the beginning of the month until September 11th. September's average lows are 18°C (64°F). These are consistently seen after September 21st until the end of the month. September has falling daily highs that exceed 31°C (88°F) or drop below 22°C (72°F) only one day in ten. Daily lows fall below 14°C (57°F) or go over 22°C (71°F) only one day in ten.
The average rainfall for September is almost non-existent at 10mm. This is the same rainfall as the previous three months. 10mm translates to about 4 days of rainfall for the month. Rainfall is far more likely at the end of the month with moderate rain being most common. Light rain and thunderstorms are far less common, but still have a higher chance of occurring at the end of the month. The first week of September only has a 10% chance of rain.
The average humidity for September is 75% which is a 10% jump from August.
September starts to see the amount of average sunshine hours fall with 9. This is the second most for the year, tied with April. As the month goes on, average sunshine hours slowly decrease. The highest average sunshine occurs at the start of the month.
Average Sea Temperature
The average sea temperature stays consistent with August as the highest for the year at 23°C (73°F).
Faro Hotels in September
The Dom Manuel Hotel offers a romantic option exclusively for couples. The hotel is defined by its classic Portuguese design. Located near Lagos, rates start from 55 for a classic double city view. The rooms are clean and comfortable and come with a fridge and kettle. A breakfast buffet is offered and includes fruits, cereals, and pastries. Be sure to enjoy the pool, Turkish bath, sauna, and a massage in the boutique spa.
A good family friendly option is the Ozadi Tavira Hotel located in Tavira. This four star hotel has 77 rooms and suites. Ozadi caters to children by having a Kids Club. There is a pool exclusively for children as well as a variety of activities, such as face painting and outdoor games. If you'd like to have a romantic dinner at the hotel restaurant, a sitter is available on request. The hotel also has top amenities including a fitness room, spa, and Turkish bath.
Faro Beach for September
Nature lovers and families with children should head to Praia Verde. Praia Verde is located just west of Monte Gordo, just six miles from the Spanish Portugal border. This is one of the most secluded and least developed beaches in the Algarve region. Surrounded by pine trees and bushes, take advantage of the last bit of summer and take a swim. Because of the proximity to the Mediterranean, Eastern Algarve beaches are known to be a couple degrees warmer than their central and western counterparts. You will find the endless white sand perfect for a long walk. There are also sun beds available and a couple bars and restaurants if you want a beach break.
Bars and Restaurants
Wine lovers will love Silves's tour of the Quinta do Frances Family Estate. Quinta do Frances is one of the best small producers in the Algarve region. The guided tour is offered in English, Portuguese or French and takes about 30 minutes. This tour includes a walkthrough of the winery and vineyards, visit to winery vats with the process explained, visit to the basement and oak barrels area, and ends with a tasting of the Odelouca wines (rosé, white, and red). If your group is under 8 people the cost is 7.50 a person, greater than 8 7 a person. Children are free.
If you are in the mood for some great Italian head to L'oasis Pizzeria Italiana in Armacao de Pera. The Italian owner loves pizza and does it well. Besides pizza, you can find typical Italian fare here such as lasagne, fusilli, and homemade tiramisu for dessert. The atmosphere is relaxed and children are welcome.
Things to do in Faro in September
Golf lovers will be in paradise in Faro as there are loads of world-class courses on offer. One of the best courses is Monte Rei. This Jack Nicklaus designed and signature course is located in Eastern Algarve, about an hour from Faro. Opened in June 2007, this par 72 championship course has views of the Serra do Caldeirao Mountains to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Summer fees start at 190 with a twilight fee of 135.
A fun way to explore the area is by segway. Algarve by Segway offer several tours, including Ria Formosa Natural Park Bird Watching, Sunset in Faro Island, Cultural Faro, and Sagres. Algarve by Segway allows children over 12 to operate their own vehicle. Each tour stars with an orientation to get familiar with the vehicle and the tour operator will make sure every rider feels both confident and comfortable before starting. Tours start at 35 and require a minimum of two people.
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