Aquitaine: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Get the best time to visit Aquitaine from average climate conditions in many locations like Bidart or Sarlat on this page.

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When is the best time to go to Aquitaine?

When is the best time to go to Aquitaine? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Aquitaine, the weather is good everywhere in June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Bordeaux are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Bordeaux are July, August and September, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, November and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Bordeaux, Pau, Sarlat, Arcachon, Bergerac, Lacanau, Le Cap Ferret, Mérignac, Périgord - Dordogne, Seignosse, Soulac, Andernos-les-Bains, Audenge, Bazas, Biganos, Blaye, Carcans, Casteljaloux, Coutras, Dax, Fumel, Gujan-Mestras, Hagetmau, Hourtin, La Reole, La Teste-de-Buch, Lanton, Le Barp, Le Porge, Le Teich, Libourne, Marmande, Mont-de-Marsan, Montpon-Menesterol, Morcenx, Nérac, Orthez, Pauillac, Périgueux, Riberac, Saint-Estephe, Saint-Sever, Salies-de-Bearn, Sanguinet, Soustons, Terrasson-Lavilledieu, Tonneins, Vielle-Saint-Girons, Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains and Villeneuve-sur-Lot, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Bordeaux are June, July, August, September and October

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Aquitaine for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad to bad* Aquitaine in january
very bad to bad* Aquitaine in february
very bad to tolerable* Aquitaine in march
very bad to good* Aquitaine in april
tolerable to good* Aquitaine in may
good Aquitaine in june
good Aquitaine in july
good Aquitaine in august
good Aquitaine in september
tolerable to good* Aquitaine in october
very bad to tolerable* Aquitaine in november
very bad to tolerable* Aquitaine in december

When to go to Aquitaine by city

Bordeaux

Best time to go to Bordeaux

The best months to go to Bordeaux are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Bayonne (Pays basque)

Best time to go to Bayonne (Pays basque)

The best months to go to Bayonne (Pays basque) are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Biarritz

Best time to go to Biarritz

The best months to go to Biarritz are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Pau

Best time to go to Pau

The best months to go to Pau are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Sarlat

Best time to go to Sarlat

The best months to go to Sarlat are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.


Climate and Weather in Aquitaine

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Temperatures and rainfall in Aquitaine

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Aquitaine and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Bordeaux, Bayonne (Pays basque), Biarritz, Pau and Sarlat, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Aquitaine

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cities in Aquitaine (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Aquitaine

What can I do in Aquitaine?

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Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

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Is this weather information for Aquitaine reliable?

Climate data for Aquitaine has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Aquitaine allows us to determine the average for each month in Bordeaux, Bayonne (Pays basque), Biarritz, Pau, Sarlat, Arcachon, Anglet, Bergerac, and 65 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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