Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal? If you're planning to go to Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

Based on the climate and weather in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro.

What to wear/what to pack for Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal by month

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January

If you vacation in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro during January, you will probably see that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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February

If you vacation in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro during February, you will probably notice that it can be brisk. 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.

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March

March in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro 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.

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April

Traveling to Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May for Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

July in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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August

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

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September

September in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

In October, Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third 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 Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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November

November in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

December in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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