Lisbon in February – Weather and Events

The weather in Lisbon in February remains cold and wet, although not as cold and wet as in January.

It is still winter in Lisbon at this time of year, but you may also enjoy bright, sunny weather during your visit.

During February, temperatures continue to rise as the month progresses, with an average temperature of 13ºC (55ºF).

Weather in February: What to Pack, What to Wear

  • Average High: 16ºC / 61ºF
  • Average Low: 9ºC / 48ºF
  • Average Rainfall: 85 millimetres / 3.35 inches

The rainfall in February is on average 85mm, but total rainfall for the month may vary from year to year.

Layers are key in Lisbon during February. A mid-weight jacket (or a coat) will be enough on dry days. Pack some warm sweaters that you may take off if the sun peeks out and put back on when it goes away. If rain is forecast, bring a waterproof jacket or an umbrella. You may want to wear a scarf on cooler mornings and nights.

Events and Fun in February

There’s no better place than Lisbon to impress your loved one. For Valentine’s Day, 14 February, pick the perfect romantic hotel and find a rooftop restaurant in Lisbon offering stunning views of the cityscape and the River Tejo – what could be more romantic?

On Mardi Gras the Carnival parades fill the streets of Torres Vedras and the resort town of Sesimbra, both less than one hour away from Lisbon, with samba music and Brazilian costumes. Some bars and nightclubs in Lisbon also organize Carnival parties.

Lisbon’s attractions are are still quiet this month, so it’s great to avoid queues. Take a look at our guide for ideas on how to spend two days in Lisbon.

Be Prepared

The weather averages will give you an idea of what to expect. If you’re not sure when to go, check our Lisbon weather page.