The best times to visit Hendaye for ideal weather are
April 9th to November 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Hendaye Travel Guide
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Weather in Hendaye
Average temperatures in Hendaye vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Hendaye, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 78.9°F (26.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.2°F (17.9°C) at night.
Hendaye Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Hendaye 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.
Hendaye Perceived Temperature (F)
Hendaye Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Hendaye 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 Hendaye are September, July, and then October. 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 with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.
When can you find snow in Hendaye? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Hendaye is often around around January 8th 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 Hendaye.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hendaye (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
Hendaye has some humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (62% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (69.5%).
Wind in Hendaye is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and December. February’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early February where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hendaye.
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||5.1||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.7||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.5||Light breeze||11.2||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.9||Light breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.8||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.4||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.2||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.2||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.2||Light breeze||11||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.4||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Hendaye?
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 Hendaye, France is July, followed by February and January. 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 Hendaye in December. 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 Hendaye Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 70.3°F (21.3°C) and 58.2°F (14.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with roughly 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
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 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Hendaye, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 76.3°F (24.6°C) and 54.5°F (12.5°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 12 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Hendaye to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 58.4°F (14.7°C) and 51.7°F (10.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 12 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.