Weather

Portugal is defined by the sea. Its history has been shaped by its proximity to the ocean and its position as the westernmost European nation. So it is today with its weather. A country of sublime climatic conditions, its temperatures are moderated by the Atlantic Ocean, never too cold and never too hot. Always just right, with a nice ocean breeze.

Weather in Portugal – Lisbon area

This page will give you an idea of the weather in the Lisbon area, mainland Portugal. Typically you can add 10 degrees F or 5 degrees Celsius to the southern region of Algarve and subtract 10 degrees F or 5 degrees Celsius for the northern and central part of Portugal. Summarized here is the weather for the Lisbon area.

January

Suggest packing a sweater, warm jacket and light rain coat

Average temperatures – Low 11⁰  C (52⁰ F)
Low temperature: 8⁰ C (47⁰ F)
High temperature: 15⁰ C (59⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 6
Rainfall days – 15
32% chance of sunny days and 20% chance of cloudy days with 43% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 16⁰ C (59⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 21%

February

Suggest packing a sweater, warm jacket and light rain coat

Average temperatures – Low 12⁰  C (54⁰ F)
Low temperature: 9⁰ C (48⁰ F)
High temperature: 16⁰ C (62⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 6
Rainfall days – 15
35% chance of sunny days and 15% chance of cloudy days with 40% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 16⁰ C (59⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 26%

March

Suggest packing a sweater, warm jacket and light rain coat

Average temperatures – Low 15⁰  C (58⁰ F)
Low temperature: 10⁰ C (52⁰ F)
High temperature: 19⁰ C (65⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 6
Rainfall days – 13
35% chance of sunny days and 15% chance of cloudy days with 40% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 16⁰ C (59⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 25%

April

Suggest packing a sweater, warm jacket and light rain coat

Average temperatures – Low 15⁰  C (58⁰ F)
Low temperature: 10⁰ C (53⁰ F)
High temperature: 19⁰ C (67⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 9
Rainfall days – 12
39% chance of sunny days and 8% chance of cloudy days with 40% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 16⁰ C (61⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 30%

May

Suggest packing a sweater, warm jacket. A light rain coat may be needed.

Average temperatures – Low 18⁰  C (64⁰ F)
Low temperature: 14⁰ C (57⁰ F)
High temperature:  22⁰ C (72⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 10
Rainfall days – 8
40% chance of sunny days and 7% chance of cloudy days with 28% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 17⁰ C (63⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 33%

June

Suggest packing a light sweater, windbreaker jacket. Don’t bother with the rain coat.

Average temperatures – Low 21⁰  C (69⁰ F)
Low temperature: 17⁰ C (62⁰ F)
High temperature: 26⁰ C (78⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 11
Rainfall days – 5
51% chance of sunny days and 6% chance of cloudy days with 12% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 19⁰ C (65⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 38%

July

Suggest packing a light sweater and windbreaker

Average temperatures – Low 24⁰  C (74⁰ F)
Low temperature: 18⁰ C (65⁰ F)
High temperature: 28⁰ C (82⁰ F); However there are some spells where temperatures can get much higher.
Sunshine hours – 12
Rainfall days – 2
62% chance of sunny days and 5% chance of cloudy days with 4% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 19⁰ C (66⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 54%

August

Suggest packing a light sweater and windbreaker

Average temperatures – Low 24⁰  C (74⁰ F)
Low temperature: 19⁰ C (66⁰ F)
High temperature: 28⁰ C (83⁰ F); However there are some spells where temperatures can get much higher.
Sunshine hours – 11
Rainfall days – 2
67% chance of sunny days and 5% chance of cloudy days with 7% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 20⁰ C (67⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 54%

September

Suggest packing a light sweater and windbreaker.

Average temperatures – Low 23⁰  C (73⁰ F)
Low temperature: 18⁰ C (64⁰ F)
High temperature: 27⁰ C (80⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 9
Rainfall days – 6
55% chance of sunny days and 5% chance of cloudy days with 24% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 20⁰ C (68⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 21%

October

Suggest packing a sweater, warm jacket and light rain coat.

Average temperatures – Low 19⁰  C (65⁰ F)
Low temperature: 15⁰ C (59⁰ F)
High temperature: 23⁰ C (73⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 7
Rainfall days – 11
36% chance of sunny days and 12% chance of cloudy days with 38% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 20⁰ C (68⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 22%

November

Suggest packing a sweater, warm jacket and light rain coat

Average temperatures – Low 14⁰  C (57⁰ F)
Low temperature: 12⁰ C (53⁰ F)
High temperature: 18⁰ C (65⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 6
Rainfall days – 14
35% chance of sunny days and 14% chance of cloudy days with 44% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 18⁰ C (65⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 22%

December

Suggest packing a sweater, warm jacket and light rain coat

Average temperatures – Low 12⁰  C (53⁰ F)
Low temperature: 9⁰ C (49⁰ F)
High temperature: 15⁰ C (60⁰ F)
Sunshine hours – 5
Rainfall days – 14
26% chance of sunny days and 20% chance of cloudy days with 43% chance of rain
Ocean temperature 17⁰ C (62⁰ F)
Chance of windy days – 22%

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