Average Annual Precipitation for Portugal





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities in Portugal.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets a year and for the normal amount of precipitation. The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches).

The precipitation amounts are averages of 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 yearly rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
67 Beja 22.5 572
69 Évora 24.0 609
53 Faro 20.0 509
84 Portalegre 33.6 852
Vila Real de Santo Antonio 18.8 478

Lisbon Region

Annual precipitation averages
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Alcobaça 33.1 840
77 Lisbon (Lisboa) 28.6 726
79 Santarém 27.4 697
72 Setúbal 28.2 716

Central Portugal

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
99 Aveiro 35.7 907
70 Castelo Branco 29.9 758
96 Coimbra 35.6 905
87 Guarda 34.7 882
112 Penhas Douradas 67.5 1715
100 Viseu 46.1 1170

Northern Portugal

Average annual precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
116 Braga 57.7 1466
88 Bragança 29.9 758
110 Porto 49.4 1254
120 Viana do Castelo 57.9 1470
95 Vila Real 42.3 1074
Reference

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

Portugal Precipitation
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