Climate of Ponta Delgada

Madeira's subtropical climate makes it a year-round destination

Ponta Delgada enjoys a real microclimate


The temperature map of Ponta Delgada is in the centre of one of the Island’s ‘hot spots’, giving you the extra few degrees during the winter, but never too hot due to the proximity of the Atlantic


The annual average rainfall on Madeira Island is greater on the northern coast than on the southern coast and increases with altitude; however, Ponta Delgada generally has less rainfall compared to other north-facing areas at the same altitude. Annual figures range from 853 mm in Funchal to 3,084 mm in Pico do Arieiro, 1,082 mm in Ponta Delgada and 1,527 mm in Porto Moniz.