The longest day of the year is 14:08 long and the shortest day is 9:51 long. The longest day is 4:17 longer than the shortest day. There is an average of 2438 hours of sunlight per year (of a possible 4383) with an average of 6:40 of sunlight per day.
Does it rain a lot in Madeira?
Rainfall is concentrated in the period from October to mid-April, when it is quite frequent, while in summer, it is very rare, especially on the southern side. In Funchal, annual rainfall is around 640 mm (25 in).
Does Madeira get hot?
Madeira enjoys a very warm climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The average monthly rainfall is from 9mm in the summer to 81mm over the winter months, which runs from December to February. …
Is Madeira expensive?
Madeira isn’t expensive at all, you can find low cost accommodations and also low cost places to eat all around the island (avoid touristic areas in Funchal, there are more expensive).
Is Madeira a winter destination?
Long stay winter holidays
Madeira is the perfect winter sun holiday destination – the weather is fantastic all year round, so the island isn’t any less lively. The main difference you’ll notice is the lack of crowds! Plus, of course, it’s cheaper to visit Madeira in the winter than the summer.
Which part of Madeira has the best weather?
ON THE SOUTH COAST
Close to probably the prettiest village in Madeira, Jardim do Mar, the southwestern corner of the island is well-known to be the sunniest and warmest, so it comes as no surprise to find here so many beautiful and luxurious villas.
Do you get mosquitoes in Madeira?
Madeira is a subtropical island that differs from other locations with similar climates in a very special way. The island has virtually no pests and is free of dangerous insects and bugs. Wild animals are limited to rabbits and birds. There are no snakes and no swarms of irritating mosquitoes!
Is Madeira warmer than Tenerife?
Madeira has a kind of spring-like climate, slightly lower temperatures and is also a bit more humid. Tenerife is dry as a whole and the weather is warmer with 1 to 3 degrees.