As summer approaches autumn, September is the perfect time to explore Lisbon, its monuments and history.
Autumn offers warm temperatures and fewer crowds in Lisbon. Hotel rates start to drop.
Weather in September: What to Pack, What to Wear
The weather in September is usually warm and sunny, and still inviting for a day at the beach. Remember to pack your sunscreen.
- Average High: 27ºC (81ºF)
- Average Low: 18ºC (64ºF)
Rainy days are usually rare, but there may be some cold nights. You’ll want to pack a coat or layer just in case. During the day, wearing shorts and short sleeve shirts is still a good option.
Events in September
- Caixa Alfama – Fado Festival: Two days to sample some of the best fado voices alive and to soak up the genuine Portuguese culture.
- MOTELx Lisbon International Horror Film Festival: Here’s one event horror movie fans will not want to miss out.
- Happy Holi: This is a festival where people have fun playing with colored powder and dancing.
September’s warm temperatures and sunny days make it a good time to check out some of Lisbon’s best beaches.
It’s the perfect time to visit the Unesco-listed Sintra, its Moorish castle and Pena Palace. Check out the best attractions in Sintra.
What about a river cruise? September is a great month to admire Lisbon’s waterfront, its monuments, hills and cityscape from the river Tejo.
The weather averages help you get an idea, but things may be different when you visit. Occasionally, some autumn rains arrive earlier. Check the Lisbon weather forecast before you leave home.