The island of Madeira, because of its privileged geographical position and mountainous relief, have a surprisingly mild climate.Very mild average temperatures, 25ºC in the summer and 17ºC in the winter, and a moderate level of humidity, confer upon this island exceptional subtropical features.
The seawater temperature is also very mild, because of the influence of the warm Gulf current, presenting averages of 22ºC in the summer and 18º in the winter.
June, 4th to 25th
The Madeira Atlantic Festival, an event that sets the beginning of the summer season in Madeira, is one of the most recent tourist entertainment events, to be held betweem June 4th to 25th.
June,12th, 13th and 23rd
During the month of June, and in particular between June, 12th,13th and 23rd, several festivities are held in tribute to several the popular saints, starting with the celebration in honour of Santo António (Saint Anthony), a religious feast celebrated with particular enthusiasm in the parish bearing his name.