Weather in October in Portugal

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in October 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 October?

The weather in Portugal in October ranges from tolerable to perfect depending on the destination.

October has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Penhas Douradas with 14°C (56°F) to warm temperatures in Beja with 23°C (74°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 13°C (55°F) in Beja and 7°C (45°F) in Penhas Douradas.

Precipitation ranges from low in Lagos with 17mm (0.7inch) rainfall to heavy in Braga with 195mm (7.7inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 210 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 October

Find the average weather conditions in October 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 October for the 5 most popular destinations in Portugal?

Average weather in Lisbon

In October Lisbon generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (59°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
27°C / 80°F 
18°C / 64°F 
280 hours 
29mm / 1.1inch 
6 days 
23°C / 73°F 
15°C / 59°F 
210 hours 
101mm / 4inch 
10 days 
18°C / 64°F 
12°C / 54°F 
155 hours 
128mm / 5inch 
14 days 
Climate in Lisbon

Average weather in Porto

In October Porto generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (69°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
24°C / 75°F 
15°C / 58°F 
224 hours 
75mm / 3inch 
9 days 
21°C / 69°F 
12°C / 54°F 
182 hours 
157mm / 6.2inch 
12 days 
17°C / 63°F 
9°C / 48°F 
138 hours 
170mm / 6.7inch 
11 days 
Climate in Porto

Average weather in Albufeira

In October Albufeira generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (59°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Albufeira
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
26°C / 79°F 
17°C / 63°F 
266 hours 
19mm / 0.7inch 
23°C / 73°F 
15°C / 59°F 
220 hours 
64mm / 2.5inch 
19°C / 66°F 
12°C / 53°F 
176 hours 
96mm / 3.8inch 
Climate in Albufeira

Average weather in Lagos

In October Lagos generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (58°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Lagos
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
26°C / 79°F 
17°C / 62°F 
267 hours 
15mm / 0.6inch 
23°C / 73°F 
15°C / 58°F 
218 hours 
17mm / 0.7inch 
19°C / 66°F 
11°C / 52°F 
173 hours 
83mm / 3.3inch 
Climate in Lagos

Average weather in Portimão

In October Portimão generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (59°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Portimão
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
26°C / 79°F 
17°C / 63°F 
266 hours 
19mm / 0.7inch 
23°C / 73°F 
15°C / 59°F 
220 hours 
64mm / 2.5inch 
19°C / 66°F 
12°C / 53°F 
176 hours 
96mm / 3.8inch 
Climate in Portimão

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Portugal.

Is October the best time to go to Portugal?

In our opinion October is a good time to visit Portugal with commonly pleasant 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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