Lisbon weather in January (Lisbon Region, Portugal)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Lisbon in January lies at 15.2°C (59.36°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 7.7°C (45.86°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is moderate with an average of 90mm (3.5 inches). There are generally around 13 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 150 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Lisbon, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 7 °C  
Max Temperature 15 °C  
Chance of Rain 45%  
Precipitation 90mm  
Rainy days 14 days  
Sunshine 150 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 45% *  

Where to stay in Lisbon

Where to go in Portugal in January

Find out more about the weather in Portugal in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Lisbon should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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