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.

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Weather in Pamplona

Temperature

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)

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Pamplona Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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)

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Pamplona Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 50 42.2 34.9
Feb 51.8 43.5 35.2
Mar 58.5 48.8 38.8
Apr 65.1 54.5 43.7
May 70 59.4 48.2
Jun 78.1 66.4 54.2
Jul 83.7 70.8 58.3
Aug 84.9 71.3 58.7
Sep 77.7 65.8 54.1
Oct 69.4 58.8 48.8
Nov 56.8 49.4 42
Dec 50.2 42.7 35.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 10 5.7 1.6
Feb 11 6.4 1.8
Mar 14.7 9.3 3.8
Apr 18.4 12.5 6.5
May 21.1 15.2 9
Jun 25.6 19.1 12.3
Jul 28.7 21.6 14.6
Aug 29.4 21.8 14.8
Sep 25.4 18.8 12.3
Oct 20.8 14.9 9.3
Nov 13.8 9.7 5.6
Dec 10.1 5.9 2


 

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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Pamplona.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pamplona (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 3.3 3.3
Feb 25% 1.1 3
Mar 22% 4.4 3.5
Apr 22% 0 2.8
May 21% 0 3.2
Jun 17% 0 2.9
Jul 7% 0 1
Aug 10% 0 1
Sep 10% 0 1.4
Oct 16% 0 2.2
Nov 27% 0 4.1
Dec 20% 0.7 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 8.4 8.4
Feb 25 2.8 7.6
Mar 22 11.2 8.9
Apr 22 0 7.1
May 21 0 8.1
Jun 17 0 7.4
Jul 7 0 2.5
Aug 10 0 2.5
Sep 10 0 3.6
Oct 16 0 5.6
Nov 27 0 10.4
Dec 20 1.8 5.6

 

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.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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
Jan 77%
Feb 67%
Mar 59.8%
Apr 59.2%
May 59.2%
Jun 56.1%
Jul 51.4%
Aug 49.9%
Sep 54.5%
Oct 61.1%
Nov 72.9%
Dec 76.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Pamplona?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

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

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 24.8 in December means 24.8% of the tourists vs. July.


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.

 

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