Porto: October Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||5 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||24 %|
|Rainfall days||15 days|
|Chance of Rain||47 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||20 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||20 %|
Averages for Porto in October
Come October, fall officially slinks into Porto and its surrounding region. The average temperature drops to 16 degrees Celsius on any given day. This means the temperature can range from 12 degrees up to 20 degrees as well. While not detrimental to a holiday, the average amount of sunshine each day drops to five hours. Late fall and winter are prime times to enjoy the city lights while exploring and enjoying local culture. But bring an umbrella, 160 mm of rainfall and other precipitation fall on the city during 15 days out of the 31 day month. The sea temperature remains brisk at 0 degrees Celsius.
Make your stay in Porto memorable by booking at the Intercontinental Porto Palacio. This elegant hotel is a former palace and with the opulence of the architecture and decoration, it will be no surprise. The hotel overlooks a popular avenue and is within walking distance of numerous significant attractions within the city. With a location in a former palace, the amenities in this hotel are extravagant.
Take a night to enjoy local culture at the Casa da Musica. This popular theatre is a glowing example of modern architecture in this historic town. A variety of musicians and groups perform in this concert hall that features comfortable seating at a fair price.
Porto has a reputation as one of the best wine regions in the world, and for good reason. Take advantage of this by taking a visit to the Weinkeller Sandemann. This winery guides you through the cellars where their wines are aged while teaching you about the winemaking process and finishes with complimentary tastings.
October 5th marks Republic Day in all of Portugal, including Porto. This day marks the independence day for the First Republic of Portugal, a government that is no longer in power. While the general population does not celebrate this day, government and many businesses shut down from historical precedent and may impact your trip planning.
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