The best times to visit Banyuls-sur-Mer for ideal weather are
April 16th to November 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Banyuls-sur-Mer Travel Guide
Other Banyuls-sur-Mer Travel Info
Weather in Banyuls-sur-Mer
Average temperatures in Banyuls-sur-Mer vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 70th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Banyuls-sur-Mer, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 81.8°F (27.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.6°F (20.9°C) at night.
Banyuls-sur-Mer Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Banyuls-sur-Mer Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Banyuls-sur-Mer Perceived Temperature (F)
Banyuls-sur-Mer Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Banyuls-sur-Mer Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Banyuls-sur-Mer are July, December, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.
When can you find snow in Banyuls-sur-Mer? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Banyuls-sur-Mer is often around around January 15th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Banyuls-sur-Mer.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Banyuls-sur-Mer (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Banyuls-sur-Mer has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (57% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (65.5%).
Wind in Banyuls-sur-Mer is usually very strong. The windiest month is February, followed by November and December. February’s average wind speed of around 20.7 knots (23.9 MPH or 38.4 KPH) is considered “a fresh breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January where average top sustained speeds reach 37.3 knots, which is considered gale force winds.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Banyuls-sur-Mer.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||18.1||Strong breeze||30.5||Moderate gale winds|
|Feb||20.7||Strong breeze||33.9||Moderate gale winds|
|Mar||18.6||Strong breeze||31.2||Moderate gale winds|
|Apr||16.3||Significant breeze||28||Moderate gale winds|
|May||18.1||Strong breeze||29.7||Moderate gale winds|
|Jun||15.1||Significant breeze||26.3||Very strong breeze|
|Jul||15.5||Significant breeze||27.8||Moderate gale winds|
|Aug||13.7||Significant breeze||25.6||Very strong breeze|
|Sep||15.4||Significant breeze||25.5||Moderate gale winds|
|Oct||17.2||Strong breeze||27.4||Very strong breeze|
|Nov||19.4||Strong breeze||31||Moderate gale winds|
|Dec||18.6||Strong breeze||30.5||Moderate gale winds|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Banyuls-sur-Mer?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for France; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 24, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Banyuls-sur-Mer, France is July, followed by August and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Banyuls-sur-Mer in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Banyuls-sur-Mer Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 72.3°F (22.4°C) and 56.2°F (13.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Banyuls-sur-Mer, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 77.4°F (25.2°C) and 55°F (12.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Banyuls-sur-Mer to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 58.1°F (14.5°C) and 52.1°F (11.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.