Poitou-Charentes: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the best time to visit Poitou-Charentes from seasonal averages in many locations like Rochefort or La Palmyre, here.

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When is the best time to go to Poitou-Charentes?

When is the best time to go to Poitou-Charentes? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Poitou-Charentes, the weather is good everywhere in July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to La Rochelle are May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in La Rochelle are July, August and September, and the coldest month of the year is February
  • December is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Angoulême (Charente), La Rochelle, Royan, Aix Island (ile d'aix), Cognac, Fouras, Île de Ré, Île d’Oléron, La Palmyre, Marais poitevin (Marans) and Rochefort, with good weather at least 6 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in La Rochelle are June, July, August, September and October

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Poitou-Charentes for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad to bad* Poitou-Charentes in january
very bad to bad* Poitou-Charentes in february
bad to tolerable* Poitou-Charentes in march
tolerable to good* Poitou-Charentes in april
tolerable to good* Poitou-Charentes in may
tolerable to good* Poitou-Charentes in june
good Poitou-Charentes in july
good Poitou-Charentes in august
good Poitou-Charentes in september
good Poitou-Charentes in october
bad to tolerable* Poitou-Charentes in november
very bad to bad* Poitou-Charentes in december

When to go to Poitou-Charentes by city

Angoulême (Charente)

Best time to go to Angoulême (Charente)

The best months to go to Angoulême (Charente) are april, june, july, august, september and october.

La Rochelle

Best time to go to La Rochelle

The best months to go to La Rochelle are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Niort (Deux-Sèvres)

Best time to go to Niort (Deux-Sèvres)

The best months to go to Niort (Deux-Sèvres) are june, july, august, september and october.

Poitiers

Best time to go to Poitiers

The best months to go to Poitiers are july, august, september and october.

Royan

Best time to go to Royan

The best months to go to Royan are may, june, july, august, september and october.


Climate and Weather in Poitou-Charentes

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Poitou-Charentes : La Rochelle  - entrée du vieux port


Temperatures and rainfall in Poitou-Charentes

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Poitou-Charentes and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Angoulême (Charente), La Rochelle, Niort (Deux-Sèvres), Poitiers and Royan, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Poitou-Charentes

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cities in Poitou-Charentes (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Poitou-Charentes

What can I do in Poitou-Charentes?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Poitou-Charentes reliable?

Climate data for Poitou-Charentes has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Poitou-Charentes allows us to determine the average for each month in Angoulême (Charente), La Rochelle, Niort (Deux-Sèvres), Poitiers, Royan, Aix Island (ile d'aix), Châtellerault, Cognac, and 50 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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