Vila Real, where it's located

The climate of Vila Real can be described as transitional Mediterranean.
The city is located in northern Portugal, 85 km (53 mi) from the coast, and at an altitude of 450 meters (1,450 ft).
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 5.8 °C (42 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 21.6 °C (71 °F). The lowest record (of the 1971/2000 period) is -6.5 °C (20 °F), the highest is 39.8 °C (104 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Vila Real - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)2456812141413954
Max (°C)101214162025292926191410
Min (°F)363941434654575755484139
Max (°F)505457616877848479665750

Precipitation amounts to 1,075 millimeters (42.3 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 15 mm (0.6 in) in the driest months (July, August) to 175 mm (6.9 in) in the wettest (December). Here is the average precipitation.
Vila Real - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)145160858065551515501151101751075
Prec.(in)5.76.33.33.12.62.20.60.624.54.36.942.3
Days121199863251091195

On average, there are around 2,610 sunshine hours per year: therefore, the amount of sunshine is good. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Vila Real - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours456791011118654

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To visit Vila Real, you can choose the months of June and September. In July and August, the heat is generally bearable, but sometimes it can be intense.