Lisbon Local Weather
The Weather is influenced by the latitude and proximity to the sea.
The region offers mild winters compared to the rest of Europe with many sunny days during the winter.
The coldest months are January and Febuary, March is like December and by April the temperatures are around the 20º Celcius.
The summers are hot and dry. Temperatures are slightly lower in the coastal areas, because of the sea.The sandy beaches are only half an hour distance by car or public transports.
Temperatures are around 30/35º, but there’s always a week that can happen in June, July or August when the temperature goes up to 38/40º, dropping down the week after.
There are often warm, sunny days in autumn too. The “St. Martin’s summer” is a week in October/November, that feels like summer, just before the winter starts and the days get colder.
The weather is just beautiful!
Lisbon Local Weather
Lisbon Local Weather
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