Lisbon: It is to be mainly dry over the weekend in the capital with intermittent sunshine and temperatures reaching highs of 18 degrees and lows of 10 degrees. From Monday the temperature is to being to rise and by Thursday it will be feeling much warmer with average daily highs of 24 degrees and lows of 11 degrees.

The north: A dry and bright weekend is predicted in the north with no change of rain on Sunday and temperatures reaching highs of 17 degrees and lows of 7 degrees. The thermometers are to rise slowly from Monday to highs of 30 degrees by Wednesday while intermittent cloud cover is to continue all week.

The centre: The is a slight chance of rain on Saturday but it is to be mainly dry and bright with temperatures rising to 16 degrees during the day and dropping to nightly lows of 5 degrees. It will be feeling much warmer on Monday and by Wednesday daily highs will be up to 24 degrees and nightly lows to 10 degrees.

The south: It is to be a mild and dry weekend in the south with temperatures reaching highs of 22 degrees on Sunday and lows of 10 degrees. From Monday it will be starting to feel more like summer with the temperatures rising to 22 degrees and up further to highs of 26 degrees by Wednesday.

Madeira: Rain is expected all weekend in Madeira although it will be feeling warm with highs of 21 degrees and nightly lows of 15 degrees. The clouds are to clear from Tuesday and it is to remain dry for the remainder of the week with temperatures peaking at 23 degrees and dropping to lows of 17 degrees at night.

The Azores: After a dry Saturday, the rain clouds are to return on Sunday when temperatures are to peak at 19 degrees and drop to lows of 15 degrees. From Monday it is to be mainly dry but there will be a chance of rain for the entire week with temperatures averaging highs of 20 degrees and lows of 15 degrees.