The best times to visit Fatima for ideal weather are

April 9th to October 28th

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

 

 


Other Fatima Travel Info

Weather in Fatima

Temperature

Average temperatures in Fatima vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Fatima, 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 80°F (26.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.3°F (15.7°C) at night.

Fatima Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Fatima Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Fatima Perceived Temperature (F)

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Fatima Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Fatima 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 58.5 50.3 43.5
Feb 59.6 50.7 43.2
Mar 63.8 54.6 46.7
Apr 67.2 58.1 50.1
May 70.6 61.2 53.3
Jun 74.6 65.2 57.4
Jul 76.5 67.2 59.7
Aug 78.1 67.8 59.9
Sep 77.6 66.5 58.4
Oct 73.3 62.8 54.6
Nov 63.4 54.2 46.6
Dec 59.4 50.8 43.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 14.7 10.2 6.4
Feb 15.3 10.4 6.2
Mar 17.7 12.6 8.2
Apr 19.6 14.5 10.1
May 21.4 16.2 11.8
Jun 23.7 18.4 14.1
Jul 24.7 19.6 15.4
Aug 25.6 19.9 15.5
Sep 25.3 19.2 14.7
Oct 22.9 17.1 12.6
Nov 17.4 12.3 8.1
Dec 15.2 10.4 6.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fatima are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Fatima? 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 Fatima.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 37% 0 4.8
Feb 34% 0 3.6
Mar 20% 0 2
Apr 21% 0 2.4
May 20% 0 2.5
Jun 9% 0 0.8
Jul 3% 0 0.3
Aug 4% 0 0.3
Sep 9% 0 1.1
Oct 20% 0 3.2
Nov 30% 0 4.2
Dec 27% 0 3.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 37 0 12.2
Feb 34 0 9.1
Mar 20 0 5.1
Apr 21 0 6.1
May 20 0 6.4
Jun 9 0 2
Jul 3 0 0.8
Aug 4 0 0.8
Sep 9 0 2.8
Oct 20 0 8.1
Nov 30 0 10.7
Dec 27 0 9.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Fatima has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (68.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (80.3%).

Wind in Fatima is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by May and August. July’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 14.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.6 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Mar 6.7 Light breeze 12.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 13 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Jul 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.8 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Sep 5.4 Light breeze 11.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.5 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Nov 5.3 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.9 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.3%
Feb 74.5%
Mar 68.9%
Apr 69.4%
May 68.1%
Jun 68.7%
Jul 70%
Aug 70%
Sep 70.1%
Oct 70.8%
Nov 75.8%
Dec 76.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Fatima?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Fatima, Portugal is April, followed by January and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Fatima in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 50.9 in October means 50.9% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Fatima Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 73.6°F (23.1°C) and 60.7°F (15.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Fatima, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.1°F (26.2°C) and 58.6°F (14.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Fatima to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 61.7°F (16.5°C) and 57.2°F (14°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 12 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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