Portugal
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Portugal

To go to Portugal, the best time to visit is April through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Portugal, August is the warmest month with 28°C and the most cold month is 15°C in January. The average water temperature is between 17°C and 23°C.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Portugal, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate South Portugal by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 15 17 18 21 24 26 27 25 22 18 16
Water temperature (°C) 17 17 17 19 21 22 23 23 23 22 21 19
Precipitation (mm) 9 9 11 9 6 2 0 1 3 12 20 11

Weather data from: Albufeira

Climate Southwest Portugal by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 15 17 19 22 24 26 28 26 23 18 16
Water temperature (°C) 17 16 17 18 20 20 21 22 21 21 20 17
Precipitation (mm) 37 33 36 32 25 9 2 4 18 43 57 39

Weather data from: Lisbon

Climate North Portugal by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 13 13 16 17 20 22 24 25 24 21 16 14
Water temperature (°C) 15 15 16 17 19 19 20 20 20 20 18 17
Precipitation (mm) 105 81 76 47 41 23 8 8 28 92 107 85

Weather data from: Porto




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Climate Portugal

Click on a region of Portugal to view the climate:

Climate South Portugal (Albufeira) by month

South Portugal has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for South Portugal is 20° degrees and there is about 93 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 274 days a year with an average humidity of 71% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 15 17 18 21 24 26 27 25 22 18 16
Night temp. (°C) 11 11 12 13 16 18 19 20 19 18 14 12
Water temp. (°C) 17 17 17 19 21 22 23 23 23 22 21 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 9 11 9 6 2 0 1 3 12 20 11
Days with rain 7 7 9 8 5 2 1 1 3 7 9 7
Dry days 24 21 22 22 26 28 30 30 27 24 21 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 8 8 10 12 12 12 12 10 8 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 4 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 4 4

Weather data from: Albufeira

Climate Southwest Portugal (Lisbon) by month

Southwest Portugal has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Southwest Portugal is 21° degrees and there is about 336 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 236 days a year with an average humidity of 72% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 15 17 19 22 24 26 28 26 23 18 16
Night temp. (°C) 10 9 11 12 14 16 17 18 17 16 13 10
Water temp. (°C) 17 16 17 18 20 20 21 22 21 21 20 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 37 33 36 32 25 9 2 4 18 43 57 39
Days with rain 13 11 12 12 9 6 3 2 6 10 13 11
Dry days 18 17 19 18 22 24 28 29 24 21 17 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 7 8 9 11 11 12 11 9 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 3 4 4 4 5 6 6 6 6 5 4 3

Weather data from: Lisbon

Climate North Portugal (Porto) by month

North Portugal has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for North Portugal is 19° degrees and there is about 703 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 214 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 13 13 16 17 20 22 24 25 24 21 16 14
Night temp. (°C) 8 7 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 10 9
Water temp. (°C) 15 15 16 17 19 19 20 20 20 20 18 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 105 81 76 47 41 23 8 8 28 92 107 85
Days with rain 16 13 14 13 11 8 5 4 7 13 15 14
Dry days 15 15 17 17 20 22 26 27 23 18 15 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 7 8 9 10 11 11 11 9 7 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 6 5 4 3 3

Weather data from: Porto


Portugal weather by month

What is the average Portugal weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Portugal weather

The weather for Portugal over the next 14 days will be 12°C till 19° with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Portugal is based on the weather in Lisbon.

5-day weather forecast Portugal

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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16°C
11°C
25.2 mm
8 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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16°C
14°C
15.4 mm
9 m/s
Friday
9 december
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17°C
14°C
22.4 mm
8 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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15°C
11°C
0.8 mm
8 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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12°C
8°C
13.9 mm
8 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Portugal


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Portugal?

Portugal lies in a straight line about 7,037 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Lisbon). By car the distance is 8,904 km. The total travel time is 99 hours.

How long is the flight to Portugal?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Portugal is approximately 9 h. 50 min.

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What are the largest airports in Portugal?

These are the largest airports in Portugal:

  • Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport) (LIS) in Lisbon
  • Portimão Airport (PRM) in Portimão
  • Faro Airport (FAO) in Faro
  • Bragança Airport (BGC) in Bragança
  • Aerodromo Goncalves Lobato (Viseu Airport) (VSE) in Viseu
  • Cascais Airport (CAT) in Cascais
  • João Paulo II Airport (PDL) in Ponta Delgada
  • Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO) in Porto Carreiro
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Vila Real

Airports on the well-known islands of Portugal:

  • Madeira
    Madeira Airport (FNC) in Funchal
  • Santa Maria
    Santa Maria Airport (SMA) in Vila do Porto
  • Flores
    Flores Airport (FLW) in Santa Cruz das Flores
  • Graciosa
    Graciosa Airport (GRW) in Santa Cruz da Graciosa
  • Faial
    Horta Airport (HOR) in Horta
  • Terceira
    Lajes Airport (TER) in Praia da Vitória
  • Porto Santo
    Porto Santo Airport (PXO) in Vila Baleira
  • São Jorge
    São Jorge Airport (SJZ) in Velas
  • Pico
    Pico Airport (PIX) in Madalena

How many inhabitants does Portugal have?

Portugal has 10,291,027 inhabitants.

How big is Portugal?

The surface area of Portugal is 88,267 km². It is 9x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Portugal?

The capital of Portugal is Lisbon.

What is the currency of Portugal?

In Portugal, the Euro (EUR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.005 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 189.74 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 0.53 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 18,973.77 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Portugal?

The area code to call Portugal is +351.