Odd weather – and likely to get odder

by Len Port. By our standards, here in the far south of Portugal it had been a long, wet winter. Then suddenly, from one day to the next at the end of last week, spring finally burst forth. Bee-eaters, our most flamboyantly coloured nesting birds, have returned from Africa and are hawking for insects in […]

Algarve Climate & Temperature Measurements

by Martin Thompson The Algarve enjoys a warm sunny climate with mild winters and hot summers. Rainfall is virtually non-existent in the summer and in the winter there remain an average of 20 days without rainfall and 5 or more hours of sunshine daily.