Weather in Portugal in december 2020

Below, find the the weather forecast for december for most popular cities in Portugal. These datas are probabilities for december from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Weather details in december

The winter season is back again! Precipitation has resurfaced with the freshness of the atmosphere. As the north is wetter, the Algarve region and the Madeira archipelago are the only ones enjoying a pleasant climate throughout November in Portugal.

December in Lisbon, Porto and Northern Portugal

In addition to the freshness of the atmosphere, precipitation is increasing in both intensity and frequency in the north of the country. This makes the weather conditions barely favorable in Porto, as in Lisbon. However due to the more frequent presence of the sun, the climate in the north is acceptable.

December in Faro (Algarve) and Southern Portugal

As for the whole territory, temperatures in Faro are gradually decreasing, but they are even warmer than those in the north of the country. Moreover, only the intensity of the rains has increased - the number of rainy days remains the same as in the previous month. The weather in Portugal throughout December in the Algarve is still pleasant.

December in the Madeira Archipelago

A visit to the Madeira archipelago will be accompanied by favorable climatic conditions. Not only do the temperatures allow to feel a certain freshness but the relative presence of rain will not influence much on the possibility of having beautiful days sunny!



Where to go in Portugal in december?

Where to go in Portugal in december: destination map

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Where should you go in Portugal in december when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in Portugal in december ranges from good to tolerable depending on the region and city.

warning in december the weather is not the same depending on the city and regions of the country.

Good news: It is not perfect, however, the weather in Portugal in december is, according to seasonal norms, quite good in Albufeira, Lagos, Faro and Cascais. I allows to enjoy sightseeing in these places. And even why not take a little time to relax under the sun!

If you do not go to spend your time in a lounger by the pool, but, for example for cultural tours or hiking, the cities of Porto, Viana do Castelo, Lisbon and Sintra have a OK but just acceptable weather for it in december.



Climate in Portugal in december

Climate in Lisbon in december

In december, the mean temperature in Lisbon is 58°F (maximum temperature is 63°F and minimum temperature is 54°F). The climate is quite cool around this city in this month, but it is liveable when dressing warm. With 3.7in over 9 days, rain may occur for your trip. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With proper weather, the month of december is okay (but not the best month) for traveling in Lisbon in Portugal.

December
Average temperature 58°F
Highest temperature 63°F
Lowest temperature 54°F
Sea temperature 63°F
Rainfall 3.7in
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(27%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 33%
Length of day 09:29
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Lisbon in december

Climate in Albufeira in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 65°F and minimum temperature is 58°F (for an average temperature of 61°F). The climate is relatively fresh in this city in the month of december, but it is bearable by dressing warm. With 3.7in over 6 days, you will experience some showers during your journey. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a good weather, the month of december is an advisable month to go in that area.

December
Average temperature 61°F
Highest temperature 65°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Sea temperature 64°F
Rainfall 3.7in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(19%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 10
Cloud cover 26%
Length of day 09:38
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Albufeira in december

Climate in Faro (Algarve) in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 65°F and minimum temperature is 58°F (for an average temperature of 61°F). The climate is rather cool in this location in december, but it is liveable by dressing cosy. With 3.5in over 5 days, you will experience some showers throughout your stay. But this is pretty moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a good weather, december is a good month to go in this city in Portugal.

December
Average temperature 61°F
Highest temperature 65°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Sea temperature 64°F
Rainfall 3.5in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(17%)
Humidity 77%
Daily sunshine hours 10
Cloud cover 26%
Length of day 09:39
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Faro (Algarve) in december

Climate in Porto in december

In december, maximum temperature is 59°F and minimum temperature is 50°F (for an average temperature of 56°F). The climate is fairly cold in that locality in the month of december, but it is livable when dressing warm. With 6.7in over 12 days, rain is to be feared throughout your holidays. So remember to pack rain clothes.
With proper weather, the month of december is okay (but not good time) for traveling in Porto.

December
Average temperature 56°F
Highest temperature 59°F
Lowest temperature 50°F
Sea temperature 61°F
Rainfall 6.7in
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(37%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 38%
Length of day 09:13
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Porto in december

Climate in Lagos in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Lagos is 63°F (maximum temperature is 65°F and minimum temperature is 59°F). The climate is fairly fresh in that locality in the month of december, but it is livable when dressing warm. With 3.9in over 7 days, you will experience some showers throughout your holidays. But this is pretty moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good climate, december is a good month to go in Lagos in Portugal.

December
Average temperature 63°F
Highest temperature 65°F
Lowest temperature 59°F
Sea temperature 64°F
Rainfall 3.9in
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(22%)
Humidity 77%
Daily sunshine hours 10
Cloud cover 27%
Length of day 09:37
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Lagos in december

All cities in Portugal in december

Lisbon in decembertolerable weather
Albufeira in decembergood weather
Faro (Algarve) in decembergood weather
Porto in decembertolerable weather
Lagos in decembergood weather
Aveiro in decembertolerable weather
Cascais in decembertolerable weather
Portimao in decembergood weather
Sintra in decembertolerable weather
Viana do Castelo in decembertolerable weather
Aljezur in decembertolerable weather
Aljustrel in decembertolerable weather
Almodovar in decembertolerable weather
Arcozelo in decembertolerable weather
Arraiolos in decembertolerable weather
Beja in decembertolerable weather
Braga in decembertolerable weather
Braganca in decembervery bad weather
Caldas da Rainha in decembertolerable weather
Campo Maior in decembertolerable weather
Canidelo in decembertolerable weather
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Weather data for Portugal in december:

Weather data for Portugal in december is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Portugal. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Portugal can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Portugal.


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