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The climate of Porto: when to go to Porto

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The city of Porto has a type of mixed climate between the Mediterranean climate and the temperate oceanic climate, the city has dry and temperate summers and mild and humid winters. The climate of Porto is influenced by the proximity of the sea and the presence of the warm Gulf Stream.

The differences in seasonal temperatures are mitigated by the presence of the Atlantic ocean, in fact, average maximum temperatures vary between 25 ° C in August and 13 ° C in January, while the minimum average temperatures vary between 15 ° C in July and 5 ° C of January. Summer temperatures above 30 ° C are rare due to the proximity of the sea which mitigates both summer and winter temperatures. The average annual temperature in Porto is 15.2 ° C.

Most of the rain that falls in Porto falls between October and April, the average amount of annual rainfall is around 1,200 mm. In one year there are on average 147 rainy days, the month with the most rainy days is January with 17 rainy days. The months of August and July are the driest with only 5 and 6 rainy days respectively. The sunny hours are 2,463 per year, the month with the most sunshine is July with 307 sunshine hours.


The best time to visit the city of Porto are the driest and hottest months between May and September.


PORTO (15 meters)
MonthAverage minimum temperature (°C)Average maximum temperature (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January5,213,8147,1 17
February5,915,0110,5 16
March7,817,495,6 15
April9,118,1117,6 14
May11,620,189,6 13
June14,523,539,9 9
July15,925,320,4 6
August15,925,732,9 5
September14,724,171,9 8
October12,220,7158,3 14
November8,917,1172,0 15
December6,914,4181,0 15
YEAR10,719,61237 147

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