Évora, where it's located

The climate of Évora is Mediterranean, with mild, relatively rainy winters and hot, sunny summers.
The city is located in the south-east of Portugal, at an altitude of 300 meters (1,000 ft), in the area that in summer is the hottest in the country (because in the far south, in Algarve, the climate is mitigated by the ocean).
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 9.3 °C (49 °F), that of the warmest month (August) is of 23.4 °C (74 °F). The lowest record (of the 1971/2000 period) is -2.9 °C (27 °F), the highest is 42 °C (108 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Évora - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)678911141616161397
Max (°C)131417182126303027221714
Min (°F)434546485257616161554845
Max (°F)555763647079868681726357

Precipitation amounts to 610 millimeters (24 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 5 mm (0.2 in) in the driest month (August) to 105 mm (4.1 in) in the wettest (December). Here is the average precipitation.
Évora - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)806540605020105307075105610
Prec.(in)3.12.61.62.420.80.40.21.22.834.124
Days886863113781069

On average, there are around 2,980 sunshine hours per year: therefore, the amount of sunshine is very good. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Évora - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours5678101112129765

Évora

Best Time


The best times to visit Évora are spring and autumn, ie from mid-April to mid-June and from September to early October. In June, the weather is often nice, but it can sometimes be hot, especially in the second half of the month.