The best times to visit Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains for ideal weather are

April 16th to October 28th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains Travel Info

Weather in Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains


Average temperatures in Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains vary greatly. 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 less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains, 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 83°F (28.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.2°F (16.2°C) at night.

Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains Perceived Temperature (F)


Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains 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 53.1 44.8 37.7
Feb 55.5 45.6 37.4
Mar 61.3 50.6 41.4
Apr 67.3 56.2 47.1
May 71.1 60.7 52.1
Jun 77.3 66.7 57.8
Jul 81.2 69.9 60.6
Aug 81.9 69.9 60.3
Sep 77.6 65.4 55.4
Oct 70.5 58.7 49.5
Nov 59.7 51 43.8
Dec 54.4 45.3 37.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.7 7.1 3.2
Feb 13.1 7.6 3
Mar 16.3 10.3 5.2
Apr 19.6 13.4 8.4
May 21.7 15.9 11.2
Jun 25.2 19.3 14.3
Jul 27.3 21.1 15.9
Aug 27.7 21.1 15.7
Sep 25.3 18.6 13
Oct 21.4 14.8 9.7
Nov 15.4 10.6 6.6
Dec 12.4 7.4 3.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains 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 mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is often around around January 22nd 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 Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 33% 1.2 5.2
Feb 30% 0 3.6
Mar 24% 0 3.3
Apr 32% 0 3.7
May 32% 0 4.1
Jun 22% 0 3.1
Jul 16% 0 2.2
Aug 16% 0 2
Sep 18% 0 2.4
Oct 18% 0 2.8
Nov 33% 0 6.1
Dec 32% 0 3.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 33 3 13.2
Feb 30 0 9.1
Mar 24 0 8.4
Apr 32 0 9.4
May 32 0 10.4
Jun 22 0 7.9
Jul 16 0 5.6
Aug 16 0 5.1
Sep 18 0 6.1
Oct 18 0 7.1
Nov 33 0 15.5
Dec 32 0 9.9


Humidity and Wind

Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (65.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (81.2%).

Wind in Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 4.1 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.5 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
May 4.5 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.2%
Feb 69.6%
Mar 65.8%
Apr 66.4%
May 68.6%
Jun 67.8%
Jul 67%
Aug 67.1%
Sep 68.3%
Oct 73.6%
Nov 80.4%
Dec 80.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains?

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 Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains, 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 Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains 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

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 Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 73.7°F (23.2°C) and 59.2°F (15.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 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 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 52.9°F (11.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 10 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 Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.2°F (15.1°C) and 50.3°F (10.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 9 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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