The best times to visit Nazare for ideal weather are
April 9th to October 28th
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Weather in Nazare
Average temperatures in Nazare 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 Nazare, 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.
Nazare Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Nazare Temperatures (Celsius)
Nazare Perceived Temperature (F)
Nazare Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Nazare Temperatures by Month
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nazare 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 Nazare? 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 Nazare.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Nazare (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Nazare 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 Nazare 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 Nazare.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
Is it Safe to Travel to Nazare?
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 Nazare, 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 Nazare 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
Overall Nazare 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 Nazare, 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 Nazare 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.