For first semester students, be aware that September can still be very hot.

On the other hand, be sure to bring at least 1 good umbrella, because you will have to deal with rain.

For the second semester, be prepared to cope with the last part of winter. In January and February it is really cold.

During the spring months it is still a good idea to have your umbrella with you. Then, be sure you have your sun cream with you for the months of May and June.

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The climate

Pamplona is situated in the north of Spain within the region of Navarra, along the Arga river. The city is situated on the border between the Mediterranean climate and the continental climate. As a result, it is a lot cooler in Pamplona than in other parts of Spain. The climate is also influenced by its location between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean. Winters can be pretty cold and rainy. Summers, however, can be very hot. Actually, the weather of Pamplona is full of contrast and varies from year to year. In general, it is pleasant, although the temperatures can rise above 35 degrees in July and August and fall down beneath 0 in January.


The average yearly temperature in Pamplona is 12.4 degrees. The most remarkable thing in Pamplona is the temperature oscilations along the day. Along the same day, since early in the morning until noon, temperatura can move 15-20 degrees in some moments of the year. The hottest month of the year is certainly August, when temperatures reach more than 30 degrees. The average temperature of the month is 27.1 degrees. On the other hand, January is the coldest month. During this time, temperatures can easily fall below 0. The average temperature of January is about 1.1 degrees.