Lisbon has a Mediterranean climate strongly influenced by the presence of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf Stream, and is one of the warmest cities in Europe, the sunniest periods are those of spring and summer.
The hottest months are July and August with maximum temperatures that sometimes even reach 35 ° / 40 ° C. The average of the maximum average summer temperatures is between 28 ° C and 25 ° C, while the average minimum temperatures in summer are between 16 ° and 18 ° C.
Autumn and winter are the most rainy and windy periods, with average minimum temperatures that vary between 9 ° C and 8 ° C, the average maximum winter temperatures ranges between 14 ° C and 16 ° C. Lisbon’s winters, although rainy, are among the mildest on the European continent.
The rains are more abundant between October and March, the summer months are very dry, the annual average rainfall is about 700 mm. Lisbon has an average of 117 rainy days per year.
In the driest months of July and August there are only 2 days of rain per month, while from October to April the rainy days are on average between 15 days of January and February and 11 days per month of October. The sunny hours are 2,806 per year.
WHEN TO GO TO LISBON
The best time for a trip to Lisbon are the spring and summer months from April to September, but every month is good for visiting the city, thanks to its never too cold climate.
THE CLIMATE OF LISBON: CLIMATE TABLES
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