Lisbon weather in January (Lisbon Region, Portugal)
Looking to travel to Lisbon in January? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.
In January, Lisbon generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. January falls within the winter season. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 60°F (show in °C). But by evening, they drop to around 49°F. On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. However the temperature is still pleasant and it won't ever get really cold.
Lisbon in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 2.8 inches (show in mm) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 14 days of rain are anticipated.
The area enjoys a balanced 150 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.
If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Lisbon. May, June, July, August, September and October typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Lisbon climate page with graphs.
Lisbon, monthly averages in January
Where to go in Portugal in JanuaryFind out more about the weather in Portugal in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Lisbon in January?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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.
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