Weather and Climate
Influenced by their latitude, the Azores also enjoy a mild climate all year long. Horta has the typical humid subtropical climate associated with the Azores, with significant oceanic influences, due to the August mean temperature just being above the 22 °C (72 °F) isotherm separating the classifications under the Köppen system. Horta is the city in the archipelago that is most prone to high temperatures, and unlike Angra do Heroísmo and Ponta Delgada temperatures of above 30 °C (86 °F) have been recorded on a few occasions. Averages however are extremely similar to the aforementioned cities. Rainfall can occur throughout the year, falling with more intensity during the winter months.