Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera): Weather, Best time to go, Where to go ?

Discover the most favorable time to go to Provence/Côte d’Azur from average climate conditions in many locations like Fréjus or Saint-Tropez, on this page.

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When is the best time to go in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) ?

What is the best time to go in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)? Here is some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera), the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August and September
  • The most favorable months to visit Marseille are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Marseille are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is February
  • The rainiest month in this city are January, February, April, October, November and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Saint-Tropez, Toulon, Antibes, Cannes, Fréjus, Hyères, Juan-les-Pins, Lavandou, Saint-Raphaël and Sainte-Maxime with good weather at least 8 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Marseille are June, July, August and September

For all information about the climate and the weather city by city in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
bad weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in january
bad weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in february
partially okay weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in march
partially good weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in april
good weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in may
partially perfect weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in june
partially perfect weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in july
partially perfect weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in august
partially perfect weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in september
partially good weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in october
partially good weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in november
partially okay weather Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in december

When to go in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) by cities

Marseille

Best time to visit Marseille

The best months to visit Marseille are april, may, june, july, august, september et october.

Menton

Best time to visit Menton

The best months to visit Menton are april, may, june, july, august, september et october.

Nice

Best time to visit Nice

The best months to visit Nice are may, june, july, august, september et october.

Saint-Tropez

Best time to visit Saint-Tropez

The best months to visit Saint-Tropez are april, may, june, july, august, september, october et november.

Toulon

Best time to visit Toulon

The best months to visit Toulon are april, may, june, july, august, september, october et november.


Climate and Weather of Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)

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Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) : Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, La Bastide d'Einesi, Vidauban, Var


Temperatures and rainfall in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) and rainfall month by month for the cities of of Marseille, of Menton, of Nice, of Saint-Tropez et of Toulon, as well as the sea temperature months by month for the coastal cities..


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Map of Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)

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About of Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)

What to do in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) ?

Beaches / bathing

Nature and landscapes

Culture and heritage

Sport

Suitable for families

Crafts / shopping

Food

Night life

Are these weather information for Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) reliable?

Climate data for Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) are raised every day since January 2009.Also, the analysis of these meteorological data for Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) allows us to determine the average for each month in Marseille, Menton, Nice, Saint-Tropez, Toulon, Aix-en-Provence, Antibes, Avignon, Cannes, Cassis, Fréjus, Gap (Hautes-Alpes), Hyères, Juan-les-Pins, La Ciotat, Lavandou, Monaco, Orange, Saint-Raphaël et Sainte-Maxime.

So yes: these data are reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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