Weather forecast for the Camino del Norte in August

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Start date
Aug 1
Start town
End date
Sep 5
End town
Santiago de Compostela
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Summary of your Camino

Total days
Total distance
812 km
Daily distance
22.5 km
Average high
Average low
Average precipitation
2.0 mm/day

The Camino del Norte is known for its changing weather. It starts in Irún in the Basque Country and ends in Galicia. The weather on this trail can change a lot. You can expect sunshine, clouds, and rain.

The trail starts in the Basque Country, where the weather is often mixed. Expect sunshine and potentially rain here. The normal temperatures are between 18°C and 23°C.

The journey then heads towards Cantabria and Asturias. There you'll still find a mix of sun and cloudy days. The temperatures stay about 23°C for highs, and drop to cooler 17°C at night. Sun is common but there can also be light rain.

Next is Galicia where there are more overcast or cloudy days. The temperatures are higher and can reach 24°C, but nights can be cooler at 12°C. Rain showers are also more frequent here due to Galicia's unpredictable weather.

Finally, the trail ends in Santiago de Compostela. There, the weather is usually a little bit warmer, with temperatures reaching up to 24°C and dropping to 13°C at night. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with some rainfall.

Overall, the Camino del Norte presents a variety of weather conditions. Rain is not typically heavy, with an average of 3.9 mm/day.

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