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Climate and weather of Azores



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Climate

 
The Azores has an oceanic subtropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures range between 17° in January and 25° in August. Rainfall reaches 1 000 mm per year.

Rainy season (October to March)
Temperatures drop from October (22°) to January (16°) and then are stable until March (16°). Rainfall is high and sunshine is low (three to four per day in December to February).

Dry season (April to September)
Temperatures range from 18° in April to 25° in August. Rainfall is moderate and sunshine is high (seven to eight hours per day in July, August and September).

 When to go to Azores (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Azores is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Ponta Delgada (Capital of Azores)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
17°
17°
17°
18°
20°
22°
min
11°
11°
11°
12°
13°
15°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
24°
25°
24°
22°
19°
17°
min
17°
18°
17°
16°
13°
12°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
130
100
100
70
50
40
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
30
40
80
110
130
120

Horta

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
16°
16°
16°
17°
19°
21°
min
12°
11°
12°
12°
14°
16°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
24°
25°
24°
21°
19°
17°
min
18°
19°
18°
16°
14°
13°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
110
100
80
60
60
50
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
30
50
90
100
110
120

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Azores are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Azores weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
The Azores is located in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Portugal and northwest of the island of Madeira.

Capital: Ponta Delgada
Area: 2 300 kmē
Population: 250 000 inhabitants
Language: Portuguese
Currency: Euro

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