Viana do Castelo, Portugal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Viana do Castelo, Portugal? If you're planning to go to Viana do Castelo, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Viana do Castelo, Portugal

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

Important essentials for Viana do Castelo, Portugal

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Viana do Castelo, Portugal by month

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January

January in Viana do Castelo is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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February

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

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March

If you are traveling to Viana do Castelo in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April in Viana do Castelo is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

May in Viana do Castelo is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Viana do Castelo is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you vacation in Viana do Castelo during July, you will probably find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

If you visit Viana do Castelo during August, you might find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you vacation in Viana do Castelo during September, you might see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

November in Viana do Castelo is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

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December

In December, Viana do Castelo can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Viana do Castelo, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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