What is the Weather Like?

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    What is the Weather Like in Portugal?

    Portugal has great weather, from what I’ve researched so far.  The entire country is 561 km (349 mi) long and 218 km (135 mi) wide.  Although it is fairly compact, Portugal’s climate varies from the north to the south.  Portugal has a temperate climate.  Since the country borders the Atlantic, the ocean influences the weather a lot. Northern Portugal’s Weather The winter weather in the northern region tends to be relatively cold and wet, much like in Seattle, Washington.  There can be a lot of rain, especially between November and March.  The average high temperature is usually below 15.5℃ (60℉) near Porto and Braga.  Freezing temperatures rarely happen.  The average…