Weather in Portugal in August

So you're interested in going to Portugal in August

August is a hot time for sunbathing in Portugal. August is a good month for swimming in Portugal with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Portugal in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Portugal in August

The average maximum temperature in Portugal in August is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average temperature in Portugal in August is 24°. The average temperature ranges is 24° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Portugal in August is 20°. The minimum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

Sunshine in Portugal in August

The average day light hours per day in Portugal in August are 13.6 and there are 10.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Portugal in August is typically 9.5 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Portugal in August

The average sea water temperature in Portugal in August is 21.8° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Wind Speed in Portugal in August

The average maximum wind speed in Portugal in August is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Portugal in August is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Portugal in August is from the West.

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