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.
The Forest and Nature Conservation Institute, IP-RAM (IFCN, IP-RAM) informs that all the recommended walking paths in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, as well as the respective support infrastructures, from December 4th onwards, will be closed due to the weather conditions that will affect the Region.
The Institute of Wine, Embroidery and Handicrafts of Madeira, IP-RAM (IVBAM) recently opened a new commercial space which features the signature touch of well-known Madeiran designer Nini Andrade Silva.
On 6 April last, Madeira Civil Protection services, an entity under the authority of the Regional Secretariat for Inclusion and Social Affairs, launched a new APP service, a device which is compatible with both IOS and Android.