The best times to visit Pamplona for ideal weather are
May 7th to October 21st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Pamplona Travel Guide
Other Pamplona Travel Info
Weather in Pamplona
Average temperatures in Pamplona vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Pamplona, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 86.2°F (30.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.2°F (15.1°C) at night.
Pamplona Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Pamplona 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.
Pamplona Perceived Temperature (F)
Pamplona Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Pamplona 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 Pamplona are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid July. For example, on the week of July 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.
When can you find snow in Pamplona? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Pamplona is often around around March 19th 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 Pamplona.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pamplona (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
Pamplona has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (49.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (77%).
Wind in Pamplona is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by March and May. July’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 16.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Pamplona.
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||4.5||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.6||Light breeze||14||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6.9||Light breeze||14.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6||Light breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|May||6.7||Light breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.6||Light breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Jul||7.2||Gentle breeze||15.3||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.5||Light breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.8||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.6||Light breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.8||Light breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Dec||4.7||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Pamplona?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Spain; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Pamplona, Spain 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 Pamplona 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 Pamplona Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 73°F (22.8°C) and 56.7°F (13.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 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 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Pamplona, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 81.2°F (27.3°C) and 48.9°F (9.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 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 Pamplona to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.7°F (13.7°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.