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The climate of Praia da Luz (Portugal)
Praia da Luz or Luz de Lagos is a popular tourist destination in the Algarve in the southern part of Portugal. Praia de Luz is located in the municipality of Lagos. This former fishing village is especially very popular among the English and people who stay here during the winter. The most important building in Praia da Luz is the Fortaleza. In 2007 the village became world famous when the 4 year old girl Madeleine McCann disappeared here.
Praia da Luz has a warm Mediterranean climate influenced by the Mediterranean Sea. Because of this influence extremes in weather are uncommon. Summers are pleasantly warm with temperatures just below 30 degrees Celsius on average. Winters are too cold to make this place suitable as a winter sun destination.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Praia da Luz

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 15 7 5 14 16
February 16 8 6 13 15
March 18 9 7 12 16
April 19 10 8 11 16
May 22 12 10 8 17
June 25 15 11 5 19
July 29 18 12 2 20
August 29 18 11 2 21
September 27 17 9 5 21
October 23 14 7 10 20
November 19 11 6 12 18
December 16 8 5 14 17
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

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