Lagos Airfield ULM

PT-0025 · Faro, Portugal

Climate Lagos Airfield ULM 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Faro Airport (LPFR) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 91.8 88 91 96 85 89
February 92.1 93 98 79 94
March 88.9 91 83 98 85
April 93.5 100 97 90 86
May 95.3 99 94 98 94
June 95.5 97 98 93 99
July 97.4 99 97 98 95
August 96.7 99 93 95 95
September 97.0 95 96 98 95
October 92.6 93 91 93 95
November 93.0 94 93 95 90
December 86.1 92 75 74 86
Average 93.0 88.0 95.6 93.4 92.0 92.2

2nd best VFR conditions of Portugal

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 97.6 99 100 97 91 97
February 99.0 100 100 98 99
March 97.5 96 97 100 96
April 98.6 100 100 100 97
May 99.6 100 99 100 100
June 99.0 100 99 98 100
July 99.7 100 100 100 99
August 98.6 99 98 99 97
September 99.4 100 99 100 98
October 98.7 98 98 99 99
November 98.5 100 99 100 96
December 97.5 99 95 95 99
Average 98.7 98.7 99.2 98.5 98.4 98.1

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 16.2 18 17 17 15 16
February 17.0 16 18 17 19
March 18.4 20 17 19 19
April 20.1 24 19 20 19
May 23.6 24 24 24 24
June 25.5 27 26 25 25
July 28.4 30 29 29 29
August 28.7 31 27 28 29
September 25.8 25 25 25 26
October 23.4 24 24 24 22
November 19.4 20 20 19 20
December 17.2 17 18 18 17
Average 21.5 17.7 22.8 22.1 21.8 21.9

5th highest temperature of Portugal

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.9 12 9 10 8 9
February 10.0 9 11 12 11
March 11.3 12 11 12 11
April 13.3 15 12 14 14
May 16.0 17 17 15 17
June 18.1 20 18 17 18
July 20.1 21 22 19 22
August 20.5 22 19 20 20
September 19.0 19 18 19 20
October 16.9 18 18 17 15
November 12.6 13 14 11 14
December 10.5 10 14 12 10
Average 14.4 11.4 15.3 15.4 14.6 14.9

9th lowest temperature of Portugal

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 2.0 3 1 0 3 4
February 2.8 2 3 4 1
March 5.4 4 12 1 4
April 3.5 0 5 0 5
May 0.9 1 0 1 3
June 0.5 1 1 1 1
July 0.0 0 0 0 0
August 0.0 0 0 0 0
September 0.8 2 2 0 1
October 3.5 6 4 2 4
November 2.3 1 2 1 5
December 4.3 1 12 5 7
Average 2.1 3.2 1.4 2.9 1.1 2.6

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.4 9 9 9 8 7
February 8.8 10 8 9 8
March 9.9 8 10 9 9
April 9.8 9 10 9 9
May 9.3 10 9 9 9
June 9.6 9 10 9 10
July 8.7 9 9 9 8
August 8.1 8 8 8 9
September 8.2 8 9 8 8
October 8.3 9 7 8 8
November 8.1 8 8 9 7
December 8.3 7 10 10 8
Average 8.8 9.0 8.5 9.0 8.7 8.5

5th highest wind speed of Portugal

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 106° 325° 067° 272° 082°
February 072° 085° 187° 108°
March 227° 038° 082° 261°
April 201° 255° 188° 223°
May 236° 209° 250° 184°
June 221° 248° 238° 238°
July 249° 185° 254° 212°
August 243° 234° 241° 251°
September 199° 233° 225° 184°
October 173° 145° 142° 213°
November 248° 247° 344° 100°
December 077° 222° 099° 279°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.