The best times to visit Pamplona for ideal weather are

May 7th to July 8th

or

August 27th 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

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Pamplona

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Pamplona vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 73 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. 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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    High
    Average
    Low

    Pamplona Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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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    High
    Average
    Low

    Pamplona Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
    Low

     

    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 precipitation in Pamplona are February, April, and then November. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early-to-mid-July. For example, on the week of July 9th there are only 0.7 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 3.8 days with significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

    When can you find snow in Pamplona? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to mid-March. Powder (new snow) is most often falls around March 19th. 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.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 41.4 3.3 0.11
    Feb 47.1 1.1 0.11
    Mar 40 4.4 0.11
    Apr 44.3 0 0.09
    May 40 0 0.1
    Jun 31.4 0 0.1
    Jul 17.1 0 0.03
    Aug 18.6 0 0.03
    Sep 20 0 0.05
    Oct 27.1 0 0.07
    Nov 44.3 0 0.14
    Dec 38.6 0.7 0.07

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 41.4 8.4 0.28
    Feb 47.1 2.8 0.28
    Mar 40 11.2 0.28
    Apr 44.3 0 0.23
    May 40 0 0.25
    Jun 31.4 0 0.25
    Jul 17.1 0 0.08
    Aug 18.6 0 0.08
    Sep 20 0 0.13
    Oct 27.1 0 0.18
    Nov 44.3 0 0.36
    Dec 38.6 1.8 0.18

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Pamplona has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is August (49.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (77%).

    Wind in Pamplona is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by March and May. July’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.3 KPH) is considered “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.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 4.5 a light breeze 11.2 a moderate breeze
    Feb 6.6 a light breeze 14 a moderate breeze
    Mar 6.9 a light breeze 14.7 a moderate breeze
    Apr 6 a light breeze 13.7 a moderate breeze
    May 6.7 a light breeze 14.3 a moderate breeze
    Jun 6.6 a light breeze 14.2 a moderate breeze
    Jul 7.2 a gentle breeze 15.3 a moderate breeze
    Aug 6.5 a light breeze 14.9 a moderate breeze
    Sep 5.8 a light breeze 13.3 a moderate breeze
    Oct 5.6 a light breeze 12.5 a moderate breeze
    Nov 5.8 a light breeze 12.5 a moderate breeze
    Dec 4.7 a light breeze 11 a moderate 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?

    As of 5/30/2017 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 August, followed by September and April. 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 November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

    Key
    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 0 in November means 0% of the tourists vs. August.

    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 very common with 12 to 13 days of precipitation per month. Spring is busy 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Pamplona, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

    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 fair amount: 6 to 13 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow 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 Pamplona to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.7°F (12.6°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 13 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

     


     

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