Climate in Portalegre

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from two measuring weather stations in Portalegre.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Portalegre is one of the warmest region in Portugal with an average daily high temperature of 24 degrees centigrade. Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 35 degrees. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from July to August. Less attractive are the cold months from November to April.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Portalegre
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 12 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Portalegre. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Portalegre
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 8 rainy days, October offers the most number of rainy days, and in July the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Portalegre
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 0.1 mm, the least rain falls in July. October, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Portalegre

Most important cities in the region »Portalegre«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Portalegre and Santo André. The region has a west-east extension of about 100 km and over 60 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Portalegre15,58139° 17' 38"N7° 25' 52"W
Santo André11,21339° 3' 19"N8° 14' 39"W
Ponte de Sôr11,06239° 14' 59"N8° 0' 36"W
Vale da Amoreira10,82839° 4' 11"N7° 41' 55"W
Elvas9,90438° 52' 53"N7° 9' 46"W
Campo Maior8,23539° 1' 4"N7° 3' 54"W
Castelo de Vide3,78039° 24' 58"N7° 27' 24"W
Marvão3,73939° 23' 38"N7° 22' 36"W
Alter do Chão2,60039° 11' 51"N7° 39' 32"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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