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What is the climate like in Oporto, Portugal?

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Oporto, Portugal has a Mediterranean climate. The city has warm, dry summers and mild, rainy winters. Summer temperatures are the warmest and vary between 59 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit. During the Winter the city receives less than 5 hours of sun.

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The city of Oporto sometimes has heat waves with temperatures reaching up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit. When this occurs, there are occasionally forest fires nearby. The fires potentially cause the air quality to suffer. The beaches in Oporto are cooler than other areas of the city because of the ocean breeze. The city also experiences a rainy season that runs from November to January.

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