The best times to visit Saint-Jean-de-Luz 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.

 

 


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Weather in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Temperature

Average temperatures in Saint-Jean-de-Luz 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 41st 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 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, 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 79.2°F (26.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.3°F (17.4°C) at night.

Saint-Jean-de-Luz Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz 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.

Saint-Jean-de-Luz Perceived Temperature (F)

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Saint-Jean-de-Luz 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 55.6 48.7 42.4
Feb 56.4 48.7 41.8
Mar 59.6 52.1 44.9
Apr 64.4 56.2 49.2
May 67.6 60.1 53.5
Jun 72.9 65.3 58.9
Jul 76.4 69 62.5
Aug 77.7 69.5 62.6
Sep 74.8 66.2 58.5
Oct 70.3 61.6 54.1
Nov 62.1 54.8 48.5
Dec 57.7 50.3 43.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 13.1 9.3 5.8
Feb 13.6 9.3 5.4
Mar 15.3 11.2 7.2
Apr 18 13.4 9.6
May 19.8 15.6 11.9
Jun 22.7 18.5 14.9
Jul 24.7 20.6 16.9
Aug 25.4 20.8 17
Sep 23.8 19 14.7
Oct 21.3 16.4 12.3
Nov 16.7 12.7 9.2
Dec 14.3 10.2 6.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Saint-Jean-de-Luz are September, August, and then July. 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 Saint-Jean-de-Luz? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Saint-Jean-de-Luz (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 40% 0 6.9
Feb 34% 0 4.7
Mar 32% 0 4.5
Apr 35% 0 5
May 29% 0 4.4
Jun 22% 0 3.7
Jul 22% 0 2.6
Aug 22% 0 3.2
Sep 21% 0 2.9
Oct 24% 0 4.2
Nov 36% 0 7.9
Dec 35% 0 5.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 40 0 17.5
Feb 34 0 11.9
Mar 32 0 11.4
Apr 35 0 12.7
May 29 0 11.2
Jun 22 0 9.4
Jul 22 0 6.6
Aug 22 0 8.1
Sep 21 0 7.4
Oct 24 0 10.7
Nov 36 0 20.1
Dec 35 0 14.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Saint-Jean-de-Luz has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (62.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (72.5%).

Wind in Saint-Jean-de-Luz is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by February and November. December’s average wind speed of around 10.1 knots (11.6 MPH or 18.7 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 early February where average top sustained speeds reach 21.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

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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 9.5 Gentle breeze 18.1 Strong breeze
Feb 10 Gentle breeze 19.1 Strong breeze
Mar 9.6 Gentle breeze 18 Strong breeze
Apr 8.7 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
May 9.1 Gentle breeze 16.5 Strong breeze
Jun 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Jul 7.9 Gentle breeze 15.1 Strong breeze
Aug 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Sep 7.2 Gentle breeze 14 Strong breeze
Oct 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Nov 9.8 Gentle breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
Dec 10.1 Gentle breeze 18.1 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70%
Feb 62.8%
Mar 64.6%
Apr 68.9%
May 70.5%
Jun 72.5%
Jul 71.9%
Aug 71.5%
Sep 70.6%
Oct 67.9%
Nov 68%
Dec 64.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Saint-Jean-de-Luz?

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 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, 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 Saint-Jean-de-Luz 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 Saint-Jean-de-Luz Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 70.1°F (21.2°C) and 58°F (14.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 9 to 10 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 about 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76.7°F (24.8°C) and 55.5°F (13.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 11 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 Saint-Jean-de-Luz to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.1°F (15.1°C) and 52.5°F (11.4°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.

 

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