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Porto weather in October (Norte Region, Portugal)

How is the weather in Porto in October? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In October, Porto generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 21°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 15°C.

Precipitation

Porto in October usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 158 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 14 days.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 182 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Porto, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 15°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 21°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 17°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 47%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 158 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 80%  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 182 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 56%  

Where to go in Portugal in October

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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 17°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
6/10
Camping
6/10

Interested in more climate information?

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