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When is the best time to visit the Azores?

When to visit the Azores? The best time to travel in the Azores is undoubtedly July, August and September. Warm weather of 25 °C to 27 °C a day and around 19 °C at night is to be expected here. The low precipitation ensures a pleasant summer feeling, the water temperatures also climb up to 23 °C.

Where are the Azores?

The Azores are actually the tops of some of the tallest mountains on the planet, as measured from their base at the bottom of the ocean. The archipelago forms the Autonomous Region of Azores, one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, along with the archipelago of Madeira.

What is the weather like in the Azores in October?

The Azores weather between October to November is usually characterised with warmth during the day and cooler night times. With daily average temperatures ranging between 18°C (64°F) to 21°C (70°F). In the autumn season in the Azores, you should expect an increase in rainfall, long cloudy days and less sunshine per day.

How difficult is it to get around the Azores?

It used to be very difficult and expensive to get around the islands, but that has changed. Currently, it is easier and cheaper to travel between the nine islands of the Azores, and residents can apply for a mobility subsidy in case they need to travel regularly to the mainland or to Madeira.

Is August a good time to visit the Azores?

Avoid Azores in August, yes we do already have mass tourism sadly. The best season to be in Azores, any island, would be the end of May and beginning of June, since you will have good temperatures, not to hot and not too cold, but always be prepared for four seasons in one day.

What is the weather like in the Azores?

The Azores placement in the middle of the Atlantic (1,000 miles from the coast of western Portugal), means youll be greeted with mild temperatures and rain throughout the year. No matter which month you choose to visit, understand that the weather is known to be unpredictable, even during the summer.

Where are the Azores and why visit?

The Azores are north of the Canary Islands and Madeira, on roughly the same latitude as Lisbon and Washington DC. Influenced by the Gulf Stream, the islands enjoy a mild, breezy climate, with daytime temperatures rarely dipping below 14°C in winter or rising above 25°C in July, making them a good choice for an outdoorsy break in any season.

Which is the best month to go whale watching in Azores?

The year-round species are also common to see in June: common dolphin, bottlenose dolphin, risso’s dolphin and sperm whale. The weather is even more likely to cooperate, so June is a close second as the best month to go whale watching in the Azores. Late June is the start of the famous Azorean hydrangeas.

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