Annual average weather for Carteret Beach, Normandy, France

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Annual Average Weather for Carteret Beach, Normandy, France

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 14.2°C (57.5°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The annual average water temperature is typically 15.4°C (59.7°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. Annually there are on average 16.5 days of rain per month and 5.2 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Carteret Beach?

The best months to visit Carteret Beach are June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The sea is best for swimming between June and November when the sea temperature is above the average 15°C (60°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Can you sunbathe in Carteret Beach year round?

No, you can't sunbathe in Carteret Beach all year round. Some months are too cold for sunbathing, however you might enjoy other beach activities such as taking a walk, going hiking along trails or just enjoying the scenery.

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Can you swim in Carteret Beach year round?

No, you can't swim in Carteret Beach all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Carteret Beach are found in August when they peak at 23°C (73°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 8°C (46°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between June and November when the sea temperature is above 15°C (60°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

The sea is good for swimming in the months from June to September when the sea temperature is above 19°C (66°F)

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When is the hottest month in Carteret Beach?

The hottest month in Carteret Beach is July when the average maximum temperature is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days 20°C (69°F), average temperature is 17°C (63°F) and average minimum temperature is 14°C (58°F).

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When is the coldest month in Carteret Beach?

The coolest month in Carteret Beach is February when the average maximum temperature is 8°C (47°F), average temperature is 6°C (43°F) and average minimum temperature is 5°C (40°F).

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When is the sunniest month in Carteret Beach?

The sunniest days in Carteret Beach are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In June the sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the least sunny month in Carteret Beach?

December has the least sunshine. In December the sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the sea the coldest in Carteret Beach?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Carteret Beach are found in February when they dip to 8°C (46°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

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When is the sea the warmest in Carteret Beach?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Carteret Beach are found in August when they peak at 23°C (73°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

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When is the most humid month in Carteret Beach?

The most humid month in Carteret Beach is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 15°C (60°F) which is comfortable for everyone.

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When is the least humid month in Carteret Beach?

The least humid month in Carteret Beach is February with a dew point of 6°C (42°F) which is a bit dry for some.

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When is the windiest month in Carteret Beach?

The most windy month in Carteret Beach is December when the average maximum windspeed is 37KM/H (23MPH) and the average wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Carteret Beach

The hottest month in Carteret Beach is July when the average maximum temperature is 20°C (69°F), average temperature is 17°C (63°F) and average minimum temperature is 14°C (58°F).

The coolest month in Carteret Beach is February when the average maximum temperature is 8°C (8°F), average temperature is 6°C (43°F) and average minimum temperature is 5°C (40°F).

Annual Sunshine for Carteret Beach

The longest days in Carteret Beach are in June, with an average of 16.2 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 8.2 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Carteret Beach are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

December has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 22% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in June when it reaches 7.8 and lowest in December when it reaches 0.6.

An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Carteret Beach

The warmest sea water temperatures in Carteret Beach are found in August when they peak at 23°C (73°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 8°C (46°F).

The sea is best for swimming between June and November when the temperature is above 15°C (60°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Annual Humidity for Carteret Beach

The most humid month in Carteret Beach is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 15°C (60°F) which is comfortable for everyone.

The least humid month in Carteret Beach is February with a dew point of 6°C (42°F) which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Carteret Beach

The most windy month in Carteret Beach is December when the average maximum windspeed is 37KM/H (23MPH) and the average wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH).

The least windy month in Carteret Beach is July when the average maximum windspeed is 28KM/H (17MPH) and the average wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH).

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