The best times to visit Saint-Pol-sur-Mer for ideal weather are

April 30th 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 Saint-Pol-sur-Mer

Temperature

Average temperatures in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer vary greatly. 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 35th 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-Pol-sur-Mer, 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 73.4°F (23°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.4°F (15.2°C) at night.

Saint-Pol-sur-Mer Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Saint-Pol-sur-Mer 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-Pol-sur-Mer Perceived Temperature (F)

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Saint-Pol-sur-Mer Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Saint-Pol-sur-Mer 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan46.642.638.7
Feb46.441.937.9
Mar50.445.341
Apr57.350.946.1
May61.655.751
Jun65.86055.4
Jul70.664.159.2
Aug71.364.759.6
Sep66.360.956.2
Oct60.155.250.7
Nov52.648.544.8
Dec47.543.539.4

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan8.15.93.7
Feb85.53.3
Mar10.27.45
Apr14.110.57.8
May16.413.210.6
Jun18.815.613
Jul21.417.815.1
Aug21.818.215.3
Sep19.116.113.4
Oct15.612.910.4
Nov11.49.27.1
Dec8.66.44.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer are April, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer is often around around February 12th 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 Saint-Pol-sur-Mer.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan21%2.12.1
Feb18%0.41.7
Mar15%01.4
Apr12%01.1
May18%01.5
Jun19%02
Jul22%02.8
Aug18%02.2
Sep19%02.1
Oct21%02.6
Nov24%02.5
Dec22%22.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan215.35.3
Feb1814.3
Mar1503.6
Apr1202.8
May1803.8
Jun1905.1
Jul2207.1
Aug1805.6
Sep1905.3
Oct2106.6
Nov2406.4
Dec225.16.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Saint-Pol-sur-Mer has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (68.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (77.4%).

Wind in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 12.2 knots (14 MPH or 22.6 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early December where average top sustained speeds reach 19.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan12.2Significant breeze17.5Strong breeze
Feb11.1Significant breeze16.4Significant breeze
Mar10.8Gentle breeze16.4Strong breeze
Apr10Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
May10.5Gentle breeze15.9Strong breeze
Jun9.9Gentle breeze15.1Significant breeze
Jul9.7Gentle breeze14.9Strong breeze
Aug9.7Gentle breeze14.8Significant breeze
Sep10.3Gentle breeze15.2Strong breeze
Oct10.2Gentle breeze15.1Significant breeze
Nov11.5Significant breeze16.8Strong breeze
Dec12.2Significant breeze18Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan77.4%
Feb75.6%
Mar72.6%
Apr69.5%
May69.3%
Jun69.9%
Jul69.5%
Aug68.5%
Sep69.7%
Oct73.6%
Nov76.7%
Dec75.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Saint-Pol-sur-Mer?

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-Pol-sur-Mer, France is June, followed by October 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 Saint-Pol-sur-Mer in March. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.8 in March means 41.8% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Saint-Pol-sur-Mer Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 63°F (17.2°C) and 48.3°F (9.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.4°F (20.2°C) and 48.6°F (9.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.9°F (9.4°C) and 43.9°F (6.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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