Weather Averages for Lisbon in May
Averages for Lisbon in May
May brings very pleasant warm temperatures to Lisbon.
The average temperature reaches up to around 22°C (that's about 72°F), and dips now lower than 13°C (about 55°F) in the evenings.
The average monthly rain is only around 39mm and there is about 9 hours of average daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature is about 17°C (about 62°F), so you can head to the nearby beaches to top up your or try your hand at surfing.
The Parque das Naçoes, also known as Lisbon Nations Park, is situated around the River Tagus and houses the Oceanário de Lisboa.
This Oceanarium contains a huge range of sea life as well as a lifesize exhibit of extinct sea creatures.
There are also backstage tours explaining about the conservation work and care of sea animals.
The Planetarium features regular sky shows projected on to the massive domed roof. There are also diagrams and models of the entire solar system.
Tennis enthusiasts can head to the Estoril Open to cheer on some of the world's most famous players as they compete.
The Book Fair (Feira do Livro) is held in Eduardo VII Park and features discussions, readings and presentations, as well as book sales and the chance to meet some prominent authors.
May events in Lisbon
Lisboa International Triathlon
2nd May 2015
Lisboa International Triathlon is held in late April every year. Running, swimming, cycling and other tough sporting events are the main attactions that ends in last week of April.
FIMFA - International Festival of Puppets and Animated Forms
7th May 2015 to 25th May 2015
FIMFA, an International Puppets and Animated Forms festival, takes place from 7th May and continues until 25th May. Many different styles of puppetry of artists and performers from all around the world gather together in the best theatres in Lisbon.
13th May 2015 to 8th June 2015
Alkantara Festival is full of innovative and adventurous events that link Lisbon to the world. Artists from many different parts of the world present their performances in multiple venues all over the city of Lisbon.
Rock in Rio - Lisboa
8th May 2015 to 16th May 2015
This rock festival in Lisbon, Rock in Rio, is the biggest five-day musical entertainment filled with the world’s top entertainers.