The best times to visit Plougastel-Daoulas for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 14th

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 Plougastel-Daoulas

Temperature

Average temperatures in Plougastel-Daoulas vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th 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 Plougastel-Daoulas, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 70.5°F (21.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.3°F (13.5°C) at night.

Plougastel-Daoulas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Plougastel-Daoulas 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.

Plougastel-Daoulas Perceived Temperature (F)

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Plougastel-Daoulas Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Plougastel-Daoulas 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 45.6 40.5
Feb 50.4 45 39.7
Mar 53.9 47.2 41.4
Apr 59 50.9 43.9
May 62 54.8 47.9
Jun 66.7 59.4 52.9
Jul 69 62.1 55.9
Aug 68.5 61.7 55
Sep 67.2 59.5 52.8
Oct 62 55.9 49.7
Nov 55.7 50.7 45.2
Dec 51.3 46.7 41

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 10 7.6 4.7
Feb 10.2 7.2 4.3
Mar 12.2 8.4 5.2
Apr 15 10.5 6.6
May 16.7 12.7 8.8
Jun 19.3 15.2 11.6
Jul 20.6 16.7 13.3
Aug 20.3 16.5 12.8
Sep 19.6 15.3 11.6
Oct 16.7 13.3 9.8
Nov 13.2 10.4 7.3
Dec 10.7 8.2 5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Plougastel-Daoulas are September, April, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Plougastel-Daoulas? 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 Plougastel-Daoulas 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 Plougastel-Daoulas.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Plougastel-Daoulas (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 42% 0.4 4.7
Feb 36% 0 4.4
Mar 25% 0 2.4
Apr 20% 0 2.4
May 23% 0 2.9
Jun 22% 0 2.5
Jul 23% 0 2.7
Aug 22% 0 2.9
Sep 14% 0 1.8
Oct 28% 0 3.9
Nov 46% 0 5.5
Dec 39% 0 4.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 42 1 11.9
Feb 36 0 11.2
Mar 25 0 6.1
Apr 20 0 6.1
May 23 0 7.4
Jun 22 0 6.4
Jul 23 0 6.9
Aug 22 0 7.4
Sep 14 0 4.6
Oct 28 0 9.9
Nov 46 0 14
Dec 39 0 11.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Plougastel-Daoulas has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (72.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (81.8%).

Wind in Plougastel-Daoulas is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.3 MPH or 19.8 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 17.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Plougastel-Daoulas.

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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 10.2 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Feb 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Mar 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Apr 8.4 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
May 8.8 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Jun 8.5 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Jul 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Aug 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Sep 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Oct 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Dec 10.7 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.3%
Feb 78.7%
Mar 74.6%
Apr 72.5%
May 75.1%
Jun 75.5%
Jul 78.2%
Aug 79.8%
Sep 78.4%
Oct 81.8%
Nov 81.6%
Dec 79%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Plougastel-Daoulas?

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 Plougastel-Daoulas, France is July, followed by May and September. 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 Plougastel-Daoulas 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

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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 39.7 in November means 39.7% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Plougastel-Daoulas Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.4°F (18.6°C) and 51.4°F (10.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Plougastel-Daoulas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 69°F (20.6°C) and 51.7°F (10.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 14 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 Plougastel-Daoulas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.2°F (11.2°C) and 48.4°F (9.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 13 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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