Weather in Portugal in October

So you're interested in going to Portugal in October

October is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Portugal. October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Portugal for any length of time. Consider visiting Portugal in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Portugal in October

The average maximum temperature in Portugal in October is 24°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in Portugal in October is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 22° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Portugal in October is 16°. The minimum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

Sunshine in Portugal in October

The average day light hours per day in Portugal in October are 11.3 and there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Portugal in October is typically 4.8 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Portugal in October

The average sea water temperature in Portugal in October is 19.7° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Portugal in October

The average total rainfall in Portugal in October is 1.5cm and on average there are 7.6 rainy days in October making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Portugal in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Portugal in October is 18° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 19° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Portugal in October is typically 92%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.1% in the previous month and 92.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Portugal in October is typically 75.1%. The average relative humidity is 70.5% in the previous month and 76.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Portugal in October

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

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

The average wind direction in Portugal in October is from the North West.

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