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LIVE WEATHER : Lisbon

66°F

19°C

Local time: 29th Aug 03:37
Sunrise:
07:01
Sunset:
20:13

Weather Averages for Lisbon in December

image Temperature 53°F

12°C

image Low Temperature 48°F

9°C

image High Temperature 57°F

14°C

image Sunshine Hours 11 hrs
image Rainfall 120mm
Rainfall days 13 days
image Sea Temperature 0°F

0°C

Averages for Lisbon in December


December is one of the coolest months of the year in Lisbon, but as Portugal enjoys a subtropical Mediterranean climate, the temperature stays fairly mild.

The average temperature reaches up to around 14°C (that's about 57°F), and at night can dip as low as 8°C (about 46°F).

The average monthly rain is around 106mm and there is about 5 hours of average daily sunshine.

The average sea temperature is about 17°C (about 62°F), and combined with the cooler temperatures and likelihood of rain, it is not recommended that you go swimming.

The weather can be fairly changeable so it is a good idea to check the local weather forecast before you travel.

Many people who enjoy running head to Lisbon in December for the Lisbon Marathon.

December events in Lisbon

History

Independence Day

1st December 2015

Independence Day on 1st December is a commemoration of the independence from Spain. Like other parts of the country, the people of Lisbon celebrate this day with great honor.

Website:

http://www.hoteltravel.com/portugal/lisbon/guides/festivals.htm

Festival

Óbidos Vila Natal - Christmas in the Castle

6th December 2015

Christmas in the Castle, a festival is full of fun and surprises at Vila Natal especially for kids. There are lots of activities and shows like ice skating, ice slides, pedal carts and much more.

Website:

http://portugal-lol.com/2013/11/obidos-vila-natal-2013-holiday-festas-6-december-to-1-january/

Dia do Bairro Alto Festival

11th December 2015 to 18th December 2015

Bairro Alto offers a night time party zone , whilst during the day it is relatively quiet. All of the cafes, shops and bars come alive in the calçada streets at night. It is one of the most popular areas in Lisbon. The event occurs from 11th December to the 18th.

Website:

http://portugalconfidential.com/2011/12/dia-do-bairro-alto-birthday-arts-district-in-lisbon-lisboa/

New Year’s Eve

31st December 2015

Lisbon, a great place New Year's Eve. The 2015 event will be held at Comercio Square which is the biggest in Portugal. Expect to see sparkling lights and fireworks beside the Tagus River.

Website:

http://newyearseveblog.com/lisbon-nye/

Sport

Cirque du Soleil - Quidam

18th December 2015 to 20th December 2015

Cirque du Soleil is a Canadian entertainment company that will be playing this circus event in Lisbon from December 18th to 20th. Amazing clowns and athletes wearing marvelous costumes perform at this breathtaking event.

Website:

http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/quidam/default.aspx

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