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Best time to visit Lourdes, France

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The best time to visit Lourdes is June-July

While Lourdes is a popular destination to visit all year round, June-July is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

The warmest month of the year in Lourdes is August, where the average temperature gets to around 23℃ (74℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 25℃ (77℉) on the hottest days in summer. The weather at night in the winter, which is around February-time, can get down to a minimum of -13℃ (9℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Lourdes during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. On average it rains the most days in November, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Lourdes, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

July

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Lourdes seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Lourdes as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Lourdes is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Lourdes

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Lourdes for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Lourdes climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Lourdes for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Lourdes in January

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lourdes in February

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lourdes in March

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 79mm (3") over 18 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lourdes in April

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 96mm (4") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lourdes in May

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 107mm (4") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lourdes in June

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 79mm (3") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lourdes in July

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in July, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Lourdes in August

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in August, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Lourdes in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Lourdes in October

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lourdes in November

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lourdes in December

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lourdes in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Lourdes is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 23℃ (74℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Lourdes is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Lourdes is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Lourdes, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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