Autumn arrives slowly

Rain due to make an appearance

The Diario reports that “autumn days are coming softly”, starting today with the first quiet rain falling, then increasing in intensity in the northern slopes and mountainous areas, according to predictions from the Portuguese Weather Institute (IPMA). They anticipate light showers, passing periods of light rain or drizzle from the afternoon, temporarily moderate on the northern slopes and mountainous areas. The sky will be mostly cloudy and the wind will be moderate from the northeast, becoming moderate to strong (up to 40 km/h) from mid-afternoon and blowing strong (35 to 50 km/h) in the mountainous areas and sometimes with gusts up to 65 km / h, he reveals.

In Funchal, rain may fall lightly or drizzle on this day, which starts with periods of heavy cloudiness, becoming generally cloudy from the afternoon. The wind will be light and the maximum temperature today is 25 ° C. In Porto Santo will be 23ºC. With 25ºC maximum will also be the Lugar de Baixo. According to IPMA, Câmara de Lobos will record 24ºC. Machico, Santa Cruz and Porto Moniz 23ºC, Caniçal, São Vicente and Ponta do Pargo 22ºC; and Santana 21 ° C. Today the highest low is 19ºC, the lowest among these locations will be 16ºC.

The seawater temperature remains at 22/23ºC. On the north coast waves of 2 to 3 metres from the north are expected; on the south coast with waves below 1 metre.

1 thought on “Autumn arrives slowly”

  1. I think this year that summer was very late to arrive in Madeira, but equally late to depart. We visited a couple of weeks ago and the weather could only be described as high summer.


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