Weather in February in Portugal

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in February in Portugal. Is this month a good time to go to Portugal? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Portugal in February?

The weather in Portugal in February ranges from unpleasant to pleasant depending on the destination. February is a winter month in Portugal.

February has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from cold in Penhas Douradas with 7°C (45°F) to moderate temperatures in Santa Maria Island with 17°C (63°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 13°C (55°F) in Santa Maria Island and 1°C (34°F) in Penhas Douradas.

Precipitation ranges from moderate in Praia da Rocha with 47mm (1.9inch) rainfall to heavy in Santa Cruz das Flores with 173mm (6.8inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 157 hours of sunshine in Lisbon during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Portugal.

Where to go in Portugal in February

Find the average weather conditions in February for the most popular destinations in Portugal on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Portugal

What is the weather like in February for the 5 most popular destinations in Portugal?

Average weather in Lisbon

In February Lisbon generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C (61°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Lisbon
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
15°C / 59°F 
8°C / 47°F 
150 hours 
96mm / 3.8inch 
14 days 
16°C / 61°F 
9°C / 48°F 
157 hours 
84mm / 3.3inch 
15 days 
March   >> March
>>  
19°C / 66°F 
11°C / 52°F 
208 hours 
53mm / 2.1inch 
13 days 
Climate in Lisbon

Average weather in Porto

In February Porto generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C (59°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C (43°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Porto
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
14°C / 57°F 
5°C / 41°F 
122 hours 
146mm / 5.7inch 
10 days 
poor 
15°C / 59°F 
6°C / 43°F 
128 hours 
108mm / 4.3inch 
9 days 
March   >> March
>>  
18°C / 64°F 
8°C / 46°F 
194 hours 
97mm / 3.8inch 
8 days 
Climate in Porto

Average weather in Albufeira

In February Albufeira generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Albufeira
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
16°C / 61°F 
8°C / 47°F 
156 hours 
64mm / 2.5inch 
17°C / 62°F 
9°C / 48°F 
169 hours 
50mm / 2inch 
March   >> March
>>  
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 50°F 
204 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
Climate in Albufeira

Average weather in Lagos

In February Lagos generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Lagos
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
16°C / 61°F 
8°C / 47°F 
157 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
17°C / 62°F 
9°C / 48°F 
167 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
March   >> March
>>  
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 51°F 
203 hours 
48mm / 1.9inch 
Climate in Lagos

Average weather in Portimão

In February Portimão generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Portimão
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
16°C / 61°F 
8°C / 47°F 
156 hours 
64mm / 2.5inch 
17°C / 62°F 
9°C / 48°F 
169 hours 
50mm / 2inch 
March   >> March
>>  
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 50°F 
204 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
Climate in Portimão

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Is February the best time to go to Portugal?

In our opinion February is a good time to visit Portugal with commonly tolerable weather in Lisbon. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Portugal is in April, May, June, July, August and September with generally perfect weather in Lisbon. The worst month is December that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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