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Weather in October in Portugal

Are you planning a trip a to Portugal in October and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Portugal in October?

October in Portugal generally has temperatures that range from moderate to warm, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to heavy.

Temperatures

During the day temperatures vary from moderate in Montezinho at 17°C to warm in Mértola at 25°C. At night it cools down to 14°C in Mértola and 8°C in Montezinho.

Precipitation

In October, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Castro Verde with an average of 61 mm to heavy rainfall in Terras de Bouro with 250 mm.

Average sunshine

The city Lisbon usually sees around 210 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Portugal in October, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Portugal climate page.

Where to go in Portugal in October

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Portugal on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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).

Popular destinations

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

Lisbon

In October Lisbon generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Lisbon
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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25°C 
17°C 
280 hours 
32 mm 
6 days 
22°C 
15°C 
210 hours 
80 mm 
11 days 
18°C 
12°C 
155 hours 
84 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Lisbon

Porto

In October Porto generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Porto
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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24°C 
17°C 
224 hours 
62 mm 
9 days 
21°C 
15°C 
182 hours 
158 mm 
14 days 
17°C 
11°C 
138 hours 
163 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Porto

Albufeira

In October Albufeira generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Albufeira
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
26°C 
18°C 
266 hours 
23 mm 
2 days 
23°C 
16°C 
220 hours 
67 mm 
8 days 
19°C 
13°C 
176 hours 
68 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Albufeira

Lagos

In October Lagos generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Lagos
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
25°C 
18°C 
267 hours 
21 mm 
3 days 
22°C 
16°C 
218 hours 
66 mm 
9 days 
19°C 
13°C 
173 hours 
69 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Lagos

Portimão

In October Portimão generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Portimão
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
26°C 
18°C 
266 hours 
22 mm 
3 days 
23°C 
16°C 
220 hours 
68 mm 
9 days 
19°C 
13°C 
176 hours 
68 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Portimão

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Is October the best time to visit Portugal?

We believe that October is one of the best times to visit Portugal with overall perfect weather in Lisbon. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average, the best time to visit Portugal is in May, June, July, August, September and October with generally perfect weather in Lisbon. The weather in January, February and December, on the other hand, tends to be tolerable.

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