Perpignan, where it's located

The climate of Perpignan is Mediterranean, with mild, relatively rainy winters and hot, sunny summers, sometimes sultry, but tempered by the breeze.
The city is located in southern France, on the Mediterranean coast, and a short distance from the Pyrenees, which mark the border with Spain.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 8.4 °C (47 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 24.3 °C (76 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Perpignan - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)457913171919161385
Max (°C)121316182226292925211613
Min (°F)394145485563666661554641
Max (°F)545561647279848477706155

Precipitation in Perpignan amounts to 555 millimeters (21.9 inches) per year: it is therefore one of the least rainy cities in France. Rainfall ranges from 10 mm (0.4 in) in the driest month (July) to 75 mm (3 in) in the wettest (October). Here is the average precipitation.
Perpignan - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)655040604525102540756060555
Prec.(in)2.621.62.41.810.411.632.42.421.9
Days54466424454554

On average, there are around 2,470 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Perpignan - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours5677891097554

The sea temperature ranges between 13 °C (55 °F) and 24 °C (75 °F). Here are the average sea temperatures.
Perpignan - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)131313141720232422201714
Temp (°F)555555576368737572686357

Perpignan

Best Time


The best time to visit Perpignan is the spring, from mid-April to mid-June. September is also a good month. Summer, from mid-June to August, can be hot and muggy, even though it's the best time for those who also want to swim in the sea. Winter is generally mild, but it can sometimes get cold and it can rain.