The city of Braga is located in the northern part of Portugal a short distance from the Atlantic Ocean, due to its location the city has a mixed climate between the Mediterranean and the temperate oceanic climate. For these reasons the city has 4 well-defined seasons and with frequent rains in the months of autumn, winter and spring. Summer, on the other hand, is the dry season, especially in the months of July and August the rains are almost absent.
The winters are quite cold and rainy, sometimes with intense winds. Spring is usually mild, with alternating rainy days and good weather days. Summers are hot and sunny. The autumns are mild and rainy.
The average maximum summer temperatures vary between 25 ° C and 28 ° C, while the average minimum summer temperatures reach values of 14 ° C-15 ° C. In winter, the average maximum temperatures vary between 14 ° C and 15 ° C, while the average minimum winter temperatures are around 4-6 ° C.
The amount of annual rainfall is around 1,450 mm, the rainiest period is autumn and winter. Sometimes, during the winter months, snow can fall, but normally it is a very rare event.
WHEN TO GO TO BRAGA
As for the climate, the best months for a visit to the city of Braga are those that go from May to September.
THE CLIMATE OF BRAGA: CLIMATE TABLES
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