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Weather Averages for Carcassonne in August
Averages for Carcassonne in August
In June, July and August, Carcassonne sees the majority of the city’s annual 3 million visitors. Tourists come to Carcassonne to see the fortified city, which dates back to 3500BC. Its walls, towers and bridges are breathtaking sights that transport visitors back to medieval times.
The stone walls are not the only thing to see in Carcassonne during August. Tourists especially enjoy the beaches in August, on both the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. The extremely warm temperatures of this month deter some visitors from walking or biking around the city. However, the heat provides the perfect opportunity to spend time on the beach, whether swimming or just relaxing.
August is the final month for tourists to visit Carcassonne Festival. This event features music of all types, theatre, dance and opera with one thing in common: all 120 performances showcase French culture.
The festival offers many of these performances (about 80 of them) for free, so be sure to visit at least one of the 10 stages before mid-August when the festival ends for the season.
In late August, Carcassonne Feria, a similar yet smaller festival, honours all types of music: salsa, tango, flamenco, Occitan, and marching brass to name a few. Pop singers are also included in this 3-day concert. Check specific dates if you will be in Carcassonne in August.
The average temperature is still high at 71.6°F (22°C).
The average low temperature is 60°F (15°C).
The average high temperature is the same as July at 82°F (27.8°C).
The average precipitation for the month of August is 33mm.
The average days of rainfall are 10.
There are usually 12 hours of sunlight per day.