The best times to visit Angra Do Heroismo for ideal weather are

May 14th to September 2nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in Angra Do Heroismo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Angra Do Heroismo vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 75th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Angra Do Heroismo, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 78.9°F (26.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.6°F (20.3°C) at night.

Angra Do Heroismo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Angra Do Heroismo Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Angra Do Heroismo Perceived Temperature (F)

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Angra Do Heroismo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Angra Do Heroismo Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan62.558.655.1
Feb62.257.854
Mar62.85854.3
Apr63.95955.2
May676258.4
Jun71.26662.3
Jul75.670.166.2
Aug78.172.368.1
Sep75.469.765.8
Oct71.266.763
Nov65.861.958.3
Dec63.259.555.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan16.914.812.8
Feb16.814.312.2
Mar17.114.412.4
Apr17.71512.9
May19.416.714.7
Jun21.818.916.8
Jul24.221.219
Aug25.622.420.1
Sep24.120.918.8
Oct21.819.317.2
Nov18.816.614.6
Dec17.315.313.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Angra Do Heroismo are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

When can you find snow in Angra Do Heroismo? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Angra Do Heroismo.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Angra Do Heroismo (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan24%03.1
Feb33%03.4
Mar27%03.4
Apr23%03.4
May16%03.2
Jun15%02
Jul9%01.2
Aug10%01.1
Sep20%04
Oct27%03.8
Nov29%03.6
Dec36%06.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan2407.9
Feb3308.6
Mar2708.6
Apr2308.6
May1608.1
Jun1505.1
Jul903
Aug1002.8
Sep20010.2
Oct2709.7
Nov2909.1
Dec36016.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Angra Do Heroismo has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is November (71.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (76.9%).

Wind in Angra Do Heroismo is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by February and January. December’s average wind speed of around 8.6 knots (9.9 MPH or 16 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late December where average top sustained speeds reach 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Angra Do Heroismo.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan8.4Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Feb8.4Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze
Mar7.9Gentle breeze13.2Significant breeze
Apr7.6Gentle breeze13.2Significant breeze
May6.8Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
Jun6.2Light breeze11Significant breeze
Jul5.5Light breeze9.8Significant breeze
Aug5.8Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Sep6.4Light breeze11Significant breeze
Oct7.3Gentle breeze12.5Significant breeze
Nov7.7Gentle breeze12.7Significant breeze
Dec8.6Gentle breeze14.8Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan76.9%
Feb75.4%
Mar74.4%
Apr73.6%
May73.2%
Jun75.7%
Jul74.1%
Aug73.4%
Sep71.9%
Oct75.9%
Nov71.5%
Dec75.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Angra Do Heroismo?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Portugal; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Angra Do Heroismo, Portugal is January, followed by February and October. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Angra Do Heroismo in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 50.4 in November means 50.4% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Angra Do Heroismo Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 69°F (20.6°C) and 61.7°F (16.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Angra Do Heroismo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77°F (25°C) and 63.8°F (17.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Angra Do Heroismo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 63.7°F (17.6°C) and 61.5°F (16.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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