When can you find snow in Braganca? Weather stations report no annual snow.
What type of climate is Portugal?
The climate of Portugal is temperate and influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. In the north, the climate is cool and rainy, while moving south it becomes gradually warmer and sunnier; in the far south, the region of Algarve has a dry and sunny microclimate.
What is the climate in southern Portugal?
The south experiences Mediterranean weather with particularly mild winters and hot summers. Further north the coast is warmed by the Gulf Stream, so winters are still mild and summers are very warm. More inland summers are hotter but the winter temperature drops. In winter you can even find snow inland in Portugal.
What is the climate like in central Portugal?
The central regions of Portugal including Lisbon and The Silver Coast have a combination of elements from the Mediterranean and Atlantic climate which means mild winters and hot and dry summers.
What city in Portugal has the best weather?
If you love the sunshine, Portugal is the place for you. Lisbon is actually one of the sunniest places in Southern Europe, with almost 3,000 hours of sun per year. Further south, the Algarve also enjoys plenty of time in the sunshine, meaning a lot of time to hit all those great beaches.