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Bordeaux Climate & Temperature

  • Bordeaux, France is at 44°49'N, 0°41'W, 54 m (177 ft). See map.
  • Bordeaux has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Bordeaux is situated in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.5 degrees Celsius (54.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Bordeaux Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 9.7°C (49.4°F) on average falling to 2.3°C (36.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 17.3°C (63.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 6.3°C (43.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 25°C (77°F) and average low temperatures are 13.3°C (56°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 18°C (64.4°F) during the day and lows of 8.3°C (47°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 923 mm (36.3 inches) which is equivalent to 923 Litres/m² (22.64 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2008 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Bordeaux you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Te Wharau, Glenburn, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Bordeaux Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (48) 11 (52) 15 (59) 17 (63) 20 (68) 24 (75) 25 (77) 26 (79) 23 (73) 18 (64) 13 (55) 9 (48) 18 (64)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (42) 7 (44) 10 (49) 12 (53) 15 (58) 18 (64) 20 (67) 20 (68) 18 (64) 13 (55) 9 (48) 6 (43) 13 (55)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (36) 2 (36) 4 (39) 6 (43) 9 (48) 12 (54) 14 (57) 14 (57) 12 (54) 8 (46) 5 (41) 3 (37) 8 (46)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 100 (4) 86 (3) 76 (3) 72 (3) 77 (3) 56 (2) 47 (2) 54 (2) 74 (3) 88 (3) 94 (4) 99 (4) 923 (36)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 13 (46) 13 (42) 13 (43) 14 (45) 11 (37) 11 (35) 12 (39) 13 (43) 14 (45) 15 (50) 17 (55) 162 (44)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 34' 3h 34' 5h 32' 6h 46' 7h 13' 8h 22' 8h 09' 7h 40' 6h 20' 4h 46' 2h 48' 2h 03' 5h 29'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 11' 10h 20' 11h 50' 13h 26' 14h 48' 15h 30' 15h 11' 14h 00' 12h 27' 10h 52' 9h 30' 8h 50' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 29 (71) 35 (65) 48 (52) 51 (49) 49 (51) 55 (45) 54 (46) 55 (45) 52 (48) 45 (55) 30 (70) 24 (76) 46 (54)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 25.3 34.6 45.5 57.1 65.4 68.6 65.6 57.2 45.8 34.3 25.2 21.8 45.5

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