Climate in Leiria

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Leiria in a height of 179m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Leiria is one of the coldest regions in Portugal with an average daily high temperature of only 21 degrees centigrade. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is in August. Less attractive are the cold months from November to April.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Leiria
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 11 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Leiria. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Leiria
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 11 rainy days, December offers the most number of rainy days, and in July the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Leiria
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.3 mm, the least rain falls in July. October, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Leiria

Most important cities in the region »Leiria«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Leiria and Marinha Grande. The region has a west-east extension of about 100 km and over 80 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Leiria45,11239° 44' 37"N8° 48' 25"W
Marinha Grande28,91639° 44' 52"N8° 55' 56"W
Caldas da Rainha26,64739° 24' 12"N9° 8' 18"W
Pombal17,35539° 55' 0"N8° 37' 42"W
Peniche15,66239° 21' 21"N9° 22' 52"W
Óbidos11,18739° 21' 38"N9° 9' 24"W
Maceira9,83139° 41' 19"N8° 53' 39"W
Nazaré8,99339° 36' 10"N9° 4' 6"W
Benedita8,55639° 25' 29"N8° 58' 12"W
Atouguia da Baleia8,31339° 20' 17"N9° 19' 35"W
Batalha7,91039° 39' 37"N8° 49' 29"W
Aljubarrota6,14639° 34' 2"N8° 55' 45"W
Porto de Mós6,03239° 36' 7"N8° 49' 6"W
Bombarral5,85239° 16' 2"N9° 9' 29"W
Vieira de Leiria5,80739° 52' 10"N8° 55' 57"W
Pataias5,51039° 40' 11"N8° 59' 45"W
Caranguejeira5,24839° 44' 46"N8° 42' 27"W
Louriçal5,08540° 0' 14"N8° 44' 14"W
Alcobaça5,05139° 33' 8"N8° 58' 39"W
Amor4,87039° 48' 15"N8° 51' 35"W
Monte Redondo4,46339° 53' 57"N8° 49' 54"W
Turquel4,43439° 27' 51"N8° 58' 39"W
Santa Catarina da Serra4,40539° 40' 47"N8° 41' 12"W
Souto da Carpalhosa4,13039° 50' 44"N8° 49' 24"W
Castanheira de Pêra3,33140° 0' 26"N8° 12' 38"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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