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Best time to visit Porto, Portugal

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The best time to visit Porto is June-July

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Porto? Look no further! June-July is the best time to go to Porto due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

The very hottest temperatures in Porto get to around 29℃ (83℉) in the height of summer. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 4℃ (40℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Porto are usually in July, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. November sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in July instead.

Continue reading to find out more about when to visit Porto, including the climate, seasonal info, what to pack, FAQs, and the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Porto seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Porto as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Porto is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Porto

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Porto for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Porto climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Porto for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
MAR
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Porto in January

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 110mm (4") over 16 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Porto in February

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Porto in March

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 15 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Porto in April

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 79mm (3") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Porto in May

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 11 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Porto in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in June, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Porto in July

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Porto in August

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Porto in September

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Porto in October

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 107mm (4") over 13 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Porto in November

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 126mm (5") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Porto in December

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 113mm (4") over 14 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Porto is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 25℃ (77℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Porto is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Porto is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Porto, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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