Alentejo, Portugal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Alentejo, Portugal? If you're planning to go to Alentejo, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Alentejo, Portugal

Based on the climate and weather in Alentejo, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Alentejo, Portugal by month

January

If you visit Alentejo during January, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans

February

If you visit Alentejo during February, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts

March

March in Alentejo is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat

April

If you are traveling to Alentejo in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

May

Traveling to Alentejo in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

June

If you visit Alentejo during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

July

July for Alentejo is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

If you vacation in Alentejo during August, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

September in Alentejo is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

October

In October, Alentejo is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (low 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Alentejo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

November

In November, Alentejo is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Alentejo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts

December

December is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Alentejo, Portugal

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Alentejo, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Alentejo
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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