The best times to visit Coimbra for ideal weather are

July 9th to September 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Coimbra Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Coimbra


    Average temperatures in Coimbra vary little and are temperate most of the year. The area is in the top 21 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Coimbra, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-August where highs are regularly around 61°F (16.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 44.3°F (6.8°C) at night.

    Coimbra Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Coimbra Temperatures (Celsius)


    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Coimbra Perceived Temperature (F)


    Coimbra Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Coimbra Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 50 43.7 38.7
    Feb 50.8 43.6 38
    Mar 56 47.6 41.2
    Apr 59.6 51 44.3
    May 65.4 55.9 48.3
    Jun 71.7 61.7 53.7
    Jul 77 65.8 57.1
    Aug 78.4 66.8 57.7
    Sep 74.2 63.3 55.6
    Oct 65.3 57.1 50.9
    Nov 54.6 48.1 42.8
    Dec 51.2 45 39.7

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 10 6.5 3.7
    Feb 10.4 6.4 3.3
    Mar 13.3 8.7 5.1
    Apr 15.3 10.6 6.8
    May 18.6 13.3 9.1
    Jun 22.1 16.5 12.1
    Jul 25 18.8 13.9
    Aug 25.8 19.3 14.3
    Sep 23.4 17.4 13.1
    Oct 18.5 13.9 10.5
    Nov 12.6 8.9 6
    Dec 10.7 7.2 4.3


    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Coimbra are April, January, and then November. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early-to-mid-August. For example, on the week of August 6th there are only 0.4 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid-January with an average of 3.5 days with significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

    When can you find snow in Coimbra? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chance of Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Coimbra.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Coimbra (in).

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 44.3 0 0.2
    Feb 42.9 0 0.15
    Mar 38.6 0 0.13
    Apr 44.3 0 0.16
    May 35.7 0 0.09
    Jun 21.4 0 0.05
    Jul 10 0 0.01
    Aug 8.6 0 0.01
    Sep 20 0 0.07
    Oct 31.4 0 0.16
    Nov 42.9 0 0.18
    Dec 41.4 0 0.16

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 44.3 0 0.51
    Feb 42.9 0 0.38
    Mar 38.6 0 0.33
    Apr 44.3 0 0.41
    May 35.7 0 0.23
    Jun 21.4 0 0.13
    Jul 10 0 0.03
    Aug 8.6 0 0.03
    Sep 20 0 0.18
    Oct 31.4 0 0.41
    Nov 42.9 0 0.46
    Dec 41.4 0 0.41


    Humidity and Wind

    Coimbra has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is August (50.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (75%).

    Wind in Coimbra is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by February and May. March’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May where average top sustained speeds reach 16.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Coimbra.

    Avg. Relative Humidity


    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 7.6 a gentle breeze 13.8 a moderate breeze
    Feb 8 a gentle breeze 14.6 a moderate breeze
    Mar 8 a gentle breeze 14.9 a moderate breeze
    Apr 7.6 a gentle breeze 14.2 a moderate breeze
    May 7.9 a gentle breeze 14.2 a moderate breeze
    Jun 7.2 a gentle breeze 13.7 a moderate breeze
    Jul 7.7 a gentle breeze 14.3 a moderate breeze
    Aug 7.2 a gentle breeze 13.9 a moderate breeze
    Sep 6 a light breeze 12.2 a moderate breeze
    Oct 6.9 a light breeze 12.9 a moderate breeze
    Nov 7.7 a gentle breeze 14.4 a moderate breeze
    Dec 7.8 a gentle breeze 14.2 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 74.1
    Feb 71.4
    Mar 64.8
    Apr 69.2
    May 64.3
    Jun 60.8
    Jul 54.1
    Aug 50.6
    Sep 57.1
    Oct 66.3
    Nov 75
    Dec 71.8


    Is it Safe to Travel to Coimbra?

    As of 6/25/2017 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Portugal; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.

    Overall Coimbra Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 54.2°F (12.3°C) and 41.9°F (5.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 11 to 13 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have slightly cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Coimbra, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 59°F (15°C) and 38.7°F (3.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 13 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is too cold this time of year in Coimbra to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41.6°F (5.3°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 14 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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