Average Temperatures for Portugal in May

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Average temperatures for May at cities throughout Portugal are listed below in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum monthly temperatures based on weather data collected from 1971 to 2000.

You can jump to a separate table for each part of the country: Southern, Lisbon Region, Central and Northern Portugal.

Southern Portugal

Cities in this section are in the Algarve & Alentejo regions. Faro and Vila Real de Santo Antonio are on Portugal's south coast.

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
74 51 Beja 23 10
70 52 Évora 21 11
72 55 Faro 22 13
68 51 Portalegre 20 11
74 55 Vila Real de Santo Antonio 23 13

Lisbon Region

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
69 50 Alcobaça 21 10
71 56 Lisbon (Lisboa) 21 13
72 51 Santarém 22 11
72 52 Setúbal 22 11

Central Portugal

High elevations account for the cooler temperatures in some parts of Portugal. The mountains of Serra da Estrela Natural Park are represented here by Penhas Douradas, where the weather station is at 1388 metres (4554 feet) elevation. Guarda, at 1019 metres (3343 feet), is Portugal's highest city.

May temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
68 54 Aveiro 20 12
72 51 Castelo Branco 22 11
71 51 Coimbra 22 11
60 45 Guarda 16   7
56 42 Penhas Douradas 13   5
68 47 Viseu 20   9

Northern Portugal

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
66 46 Braga 19   8
69 49 Bragança 20 10
67 52 Porto 19 11
68 51 Viana do Castelo 20 11
67 47 Vila Real 20   9
Reference

Instituto de Meteorologia, IP Portugal. Normais Climatológicas 71-00.

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