One of the best advertising slogans for the Algarve is that
there are no less than 3.000 hours of sunshine per year. For
us Northerners that is exactly what counts; get a nice and
healthy tan, relax under the warm sun and enjoy the feeling
this link you can see the Faro weather forecast in order
to plan your outdoor activities (or in-activities if you
just want to stay on the beach and relax)
But of course, also the Algarve needs the occasional
rainfall as the drinking water is mainly supplied from the
large reservoirs which are filled with water from the
rivers. Known reservoirs and worth a visit are Baragem da
Bravoura, just above Lagos and Baragem do Funcho/Arade
between Silves and Sao Bartolomeu de Messines (also worth a
The average daily temperatures for each month of the year.
Any rain showers don't last long so you can quickly enjoy
the sunshine after it is gone.