Best time to visit Deauville

The best time to visit Deauville for warm-weather activities is from mid-July to mid-August, however, anytime from mid-June to mid-September is good for a range of outdoor activities.

Deauville receives a temperate maritime climate generally influence by the currents and winds of the Atlantic Ocean. As such it's generally cool, rainy and windy all year round.

However, you can still expect warm and sunny days during summer.

What is the best month to visit Deauville?
July and August are the best months to visit Deauville, since this is the warmest and sunniest time of year.

June and September are also acceptable months, although with cooler temperatures.

Which is the hottest month in Deauville?
The warmest month in Deauville is usually August, with an average high temperature of 22°C (71°F) and a low of 14°C (57°F).

However, on the warmest days of the month, the temperature may climb to around 30°C (86°F).

The warm season lasts from mid-June to mid-September, with an average daily high temperature above 19°C (66°F).

Which is the coldest month in Deauville?
The coldest month in Deauville is January, with an average high of 8°C (46°F) and a low of 3°C (37°F).

The cold season lasts from mid-November to mid-March, with an average daily high temperature below 11°C (51°F).

Which is the sunniest month in Deauville?
The sunniest month in Deauville is usually July with an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day; that's on average 48% of daylight hours.

When is the sea warmest in Deauville?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Deauville in August when water temperatures average 18°C (64°F), which is cold for swimming.

In Deauville, it is never warm enough for swimming.

Which month has the most rain in Deauville?
December is usually the wettest month in Deauville with 64mm (2in) of rainfall on average, distributed across 11 days in December.

The rainy season lasts from late-September to early-February, with a greater than 29% chance of a given day being a wet day.

The drier season lasts from early-February to late-September. The month with the least rainfall in Deauville is July, with 38mm of rainfall, distributed across six days on average.

Which month is the most humid in Deauville?
The month with the most muggy days in Deauville is August, with 29.5 days that are muggy or worse.

The humid or muggier period of the year lasts for 8.6 months, from 19 March to 6 December, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 31% of the time.

The month with the fewest muggy days in Deauville is January, with 3.4 days that are muggy or worse.

Which is the windiest month in Deauville?
The windiest month of the year in Deauville is January, with an average hourly wind speed of 24 kilometres per hour (13 knots; 15 mph).

The windy part of the year lasts from early-October through to early-April, with average wind speeds of more than 20 kilometres per hour (11 knots; 13 mph).

The less-windy time of year lasts from April through to early-October. The calmest month of the year in Deauville is August, with an average hourly wind speed of 16 kilometres per hour (8 knots; 10 mph).

The predominant average hourly wind direction varies throughout the year in Deauville.

Deauville Weather Averages

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average high temperature (°C)
8 8 11 14 17 19 22 22 19 16 11 9
Average low temperature (°C)
3 3 5 7 10 12 14 14 12 10 6 4
Average daily sunshine (hrs)
2 3 5 6 7 7 7 7 5 4 3 2
Average daily daylight (hrs)
8 10 12 13 15 16 15 14 12 10 9 8
Comfort level
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UV Index (max)
1 1 3 4 6 7 7 6 4 2 1 1
Average days of rainfall (≥1mm)
10 7 7 7 8 7 6 7 7 10 10 11
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
51 43 36 40 40 38 38 35 47 60 60 64
Average wind speed (km/h)
24 22 21 19 17 16 16 16 18 20 22 23
Average sea temperature (°C)
8 8 8 9 12 14 17 18 17 16 13 10
Deauville, France

Holiday seasons

High season: July and August. Typically, peak season in France revolves around school holidays – Christmas and New Year, mid-February to mid-March, Easter, July and August. Expect high hotel prices, packed beaches and traffic-clogged roads.

Low season: Spring and Autumn offer the best deals and reasonable weather despite the occasional rain showers.

Source: Meteorological data for Deauville is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by Météo-France from the nearest weather station: Deauville – Saint-Gatien Airport (DOL), located 6km (3.7mi) east of Deauville.

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Deauville weather: 12 May, 2024

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