Temperatures in Portugal in May

Portugal in May has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Penhas Douradas with 13°C (56°F) to warm temperatures in Beja with 24°C (76°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 11°C (52°F) in Beja and 6°C (43°F) in Penhas Douradas.

What is the temperature for the different cities in Portugal in May

Find the average daytime temperatures in May for the most popular destinations in Portugal on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend very warm warm moderate cold very cold
On this map very warm means daytime maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold means lower than 2ºC (36ºF).

  • What is the warmest city in May in Portugal?
  • Beja tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and minimum nighttime temperature around 11°C (52°F).

  • What is the coldest city in May in Portugal?
  • The coldest city in May in Portugal is Penhas Douradas when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 13°C (56°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around 6°C (43°F).

  • How much sun does Portugal get in May?
  • May is generally a sunny month with an average of 290 hours of sunshine in Lisbon during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 17°C (63°F) in Ponta Delgada this month, so not the best month to swim.

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