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

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

When to go to Chaves, Portugal

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

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

January

January in Chaves is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear

February

If you vacation in Chaves during February, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March in Chaves is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Chaves is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Chaves in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

July

If you are traveling to Chaves in July, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

August

August is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

September

If you visit Chaves during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

October

In October, Chaves is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Chaves, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Chaves in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chaves, 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 Chaves
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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