Weather, climate and best time to go to Portugal

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Portugal

Best time to go to Portugal

Best time to go to Portugal

The best time to go to Portugal is from march until december, in which you have a soft till warm temperature and barely till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Portugal is 29° in august and the lowest is 15° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Portugal or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Portugal
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 15° 96 mm
Feb 15° 97 mm
Mar 18° 80 mm
Apr 20° 75 mm
May 23° 59 mm
Jun 26° 20 mm
Jul 28° 3 mm
Aug 29° 7 mm
Sep 28° 39 mm
Oct 24° 108 mm
Nov 19° 118 mm
Dec 17° 122 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Portugal? Go to the full climate information about Portugal


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Portugal indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Portugal.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
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Holiday Portugal

Holiday Portugal

We daily check and update all prices of our partners. So you will always get the cheapest holiday deals for Portugal. In total there are 2 travel companies who offer travel trips to Portugal.

Hotels and apartments in Portugal

If you do not want to book a package tour, you can use Booking.com for the cheapest hotels, apartments and other accommodations in Portugal

Flight tickets to Portugal

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Climate Portugal

Climate Portugal

In Portugal there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the hot-summer mediterranean climate and warm-summer mediterranean climate. The average annual temperature for Portugal is 22° degrees and there is 823 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 212 days a year with an average humidity of 72% and an UV-index of 5.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Lissabon in Portugal per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 15° 10° 96 mm 16 15 3 3
Feb 15° 10° 97 mm 14 14 3 3
Mar 18° 11° 80 mm 14 17 3 4
Apr 20° 12° 75 mm 13 17 3 4
May 23° 14° 59 mm 11 20 3 6
Jun 26° 17° 20 mm 6 24 3 6
Jul 28° 17° 3 mm 3 28 3 6
Aug 29° 17° 7 mm 4 27 3 6
Sep 28° 17° 39 mm 7 23 3 6
Oct 24° 16° 108 mm 12 19 3 5
Nov 19° 13° 118 mm 15 15 3 4
Dec 17° 11° 122 mm 12 19 3 3

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 15° in january in Portugal and at least around 10° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 96 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Portugal.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 15° in february in Portugal and at least around 10° degrees. In february there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 97 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Portugal.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 18° in march in Portugal and at least around 11° degrees. In march there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 80 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 20° in april in Portugal and at least around 12° degrees. In april there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 75 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 23° in may in Portugal and at least around 14° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 26° in june in Portugal and at least around 17° degrees. In june there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 28° in july in Portugal and at least around 17° degrees. In july there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Portugal and at least around 17° degrees. In august there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 28° in september in Portugal and at least around 17° degrees. In september there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 24° in october in Portugal and at least around 16° degrees. In october there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 108 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 19° in november in Portugal and at least around 13° degrees. In november there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 118 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 17° in december in Portugal and at least around 11° degrees. In december there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 122 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Portugal.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Portugal

Weather statistics Portugal

View all weather statistics from Portugal per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Portugal and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Portugal

14 day weather forecast Portugal

The weather for Lissabon in Portugal will be around 25° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Sa20 Oct Su21 Oct Mo22 Oct Tu23 Oct We24 Oct Th25 Oct Fr26 Oct
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Enkele wolken Helder hemel Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt
Max (°C) 23° 22° 23° 24° 24° 28° 25°
Min (°C) 17° 16° 16° 18° 17° 18° 18°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0.1mm 1.6mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 4 6 7 6 2
Weather forecast next week
  Sa27 Oct Su28 Oct Mo29 Oct Tu30 Oct We31 Oct Th1 Nov Fr2 Nov
  Light doucheregen Broken wolken Bewolkt Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt
Max (°C) 25° 26° 23° 21° 22° 23° 21°
Min (°C) 18° 17° 18° 15° 16° 15° 16°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 60% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 8.3mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 4 6 2 5 4 5 2
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About Portugal

About Portugal

Portugal is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Lisbon. It is 88.267 km² with 1.793 km of coastline and has a population of 10.291.027. In terms of area, the country is 3x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call Portugal you have to use +351 or 00351 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +3515012457809 or 003515012457809.


Portugal is in a straight line at 1.585 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 2 hour and 30 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 2195 km from London to the capital city Lisbon and you are about 21 minutes and 20 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

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Islands Portugal

Islands Portugal

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Time difference Portugal

Time difference Portugal

In Portugal it is now 07:07 hour in the morning on saturday 20 october 2018. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Portugal is Europe/Lisbon and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

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Vaccinations Portugal

Vaccinations Portugal

No recommended vaccinations are required for Portugal.

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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Portugal

Reisadvies voor Portugal

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

Dit reisadvies is opnieuw beoordeeld. Er is geen reden voor inhoudelijke aanpassingen.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Portugal op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Portugal

Currency Portugal

In Portugal the Europese Euro is used to pay.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Advertentie creditcard

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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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