Climate and Weather

The climate in the summer months resembles that of the Mediterranean coast with long, sunny days and balmy evenings when it is possible to sit out comfortably into the early hours (the patios are ideal for this). This part of France is protected from the harsh Atlantic winds in winter by the heavily forested department to the west of it, the Landes. It is sheltered from snow in winter by the Pyrenées and it enjoys mild and early springs, beginning at the end of February.

The long, lazy summers, continue well into October and finally often end with an “été indien” (warm autumn) before the onset of winter in late November. This part of France has a unique micro-climate. Bathed for nearly 9 months of the year in sunshine and with a relatively dry climate, Gascony makes for excellent outdoor recreational activities and almost year round al-fresco dining.

During the high summer months, it can get very hot during the day and temperatures reach into the high 20´s °C, with spring and autumn temperatures hovering in the low to mid 20´s °C. Mid-summer is very hot and dry, the temperatures often is exceeding 30°C. Toulouse is one of the hottest cities in France, with often more than 300 sunny days in the year.

Outside of the summer months, the weather is still extremely pleasant and sunbathing can be possible from as early as April and until as late as November, making an off-peak holiday a very attractive possibility. The winters vary, with often negative temperatures, but the climate remains soft all the same and dry, the department is one of sunniest of France.

For more detailed weather forecasts, for up to the next 12 days, we recommend the méteofrance website.

The annual rain falll varies from more than 900 mm in the south-west of the department, to less than 700 mm in the North-East .

Even the weather conspires to make this the ultimate place to relax! To inquire about availability or to make a reservation, contact us on welcome2gascony@gmail.com.

Do come and join us as soon as you can – we are looking forward to welcoming you at Les Sources.

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Average temperatures of our region

Temperatures J F M A M J J A S O N D
Average high temperature (°C)
9 12 13 16 21 24 27 27 24 19 13 9
Average temperature (°C)
5 7 9 11 15 19 21 21 19 15 9 6
Average low temperature (°C)
2 3 4 8 10 13 15 15 13 10 6 3

 

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