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 in February

  • Valentine’s Day: there is no better place to spend a weekend around 14 February. Impress your loved one with romantic hotels and rooftop restaurants in Lisbon offering stunning views of the cityscape and the river Tejo.
  • Carnival: on Mardi Gras the Carnival parades fill the streets of Torres Vedras and the beach 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.

Fun in February

Lisbon’s attractions are are still quiet this month, so it’s great to avoid queues. Take a look at our guide to what to do and see if you have two days to spend in Lisbon.

Be Prepared

The weather averages help you get an idea, but things may be different when you visit. Lisbon weather tends to be stable, but occasionally temperatures drop below the average. Check our Lisbon weather forecast before you leave home.