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Porto weather in August (Norte Region, Portugal)

Planning a trip to Porto in August? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Porto the weather in August is generally perfect, with high temperatures and low rainfall. August falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 25°C, while night temperatures can drop to 18°C. On average, it has the peak temperatures of the year.

Precipitation

Porto in August usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 27 mm for the month. Typically around 6 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 295 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Porto climate page with graphs.

 

Porto, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 18°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 25°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 18°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 19%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 27 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 6 days  
HumidityHumidity 73%  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 295 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 73%  

Where to go in Portugal in August

Find out more about the weather in Portugal and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Porto, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. With a water temperature of around 18°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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