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Biarritz Climate & Temperature

  • Biarritz, France is at 43°28'N, 1°31'W, 69 m (226 ft). See map.
  • Biarritz has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Biarritz is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.6 degrees Celsius (56.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Biarritz Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 11.7°C (53°F) on average falling to 4.3°C (39.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16.3°C (61.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 8.3°C (47°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 23°C (73.4°F) and average low temperatures are 15.3°C (59.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 18.7°C (65.6°F) during the day and lows of 11°C (51.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1475 mm (58.1 inches) which is equivalent to 1475 Litres/m² (36.18 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1952 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Biarritz you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Te Wharau, Glenburn, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Biarritz Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 11 (52) 12 (54) 15 (59) 16 (61) 18 (64) 22 (72) 23 (73) 24 (75) 22 (72) 19 (66) 15 (59) 12 (54) 17 (63)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 8 (46) 11 (51) 12 (54) 15 (58) 18 (64) 20 (67) 20 (68) 19 (65) 15 (59) 11 (52) 9 (47) 14 (56)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (39) 4 (39) 6 (43) 8 (46) 11 (52) 14 (57) 16 (61) 16 (61) 15 (59) 11 (52) 7 (45) 5 (41) 10 (50)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 125 (5) 115 (5) 85 (3) 90 (4) 110 (4) 100 (4) 90 (4) 125 (5) 140 (6) 165 (6) 160 (6) 170 (7) 1475 (58)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 14 (50) 13 (42) 15 (50) 17 (55) 14 (47) 13 (42) 13 (42) 14 (47) 15 (48) 16 (53) 17 (55) 177 (48)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 19' 4h 50' 5h 27' 6h 42' 7h 27' 7h 54' 6h 25' 8h 00' 5h 44' 4h 11' 3h 00' 1h 07' 5h 20'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 20' 10h 25' 11h 51' 13h 22' 14h 40' 15h 20' 15h 02' 13h 55' 12h 27' 10h 55' 9h 38' 9h 00' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 36 (64) 47 (53) 47 (53) 51 (49) 51 (49) 52 (48) 43 (57) 58 (42) 47 (53) 39 (61) 32 (68) 13 (87) 45 (55)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 26.7 36 46.8 58.5 66.8 70 66.9 58.6 47.1 35.7 26.5 23.1 46.8

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