Rhône-Alpes: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go ?

Discover the very best time to go to Rhône-Alpes from average climate conditions in many locations like Montélimar or Annonay, on this page.

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When is the best time to go in Rhône-Alpes ?

What is the best time to go in Rhône-Alpes? Here is some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Rhône-Alpes, the weather is good everywhere in August and September
  • The most favorable months to visit Lyon are April, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Lyon are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is February
  • The rainiest month in this city are May, June, July, November and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Chambéry, Aix-les-Bains, Ardèche, Drôme and Montélimar with good weather at least 7 months a year

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

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad weather Rhône-Alpes in january
very bad weather Rhône-Alpes in february
partially okay weather Rhône-Alpes in march
partially good weather Rhône-Alpes in april
partially good weather Rhône-Alpes in may
partially good weather Rhône-Alpes in june
partially perfect weather Rhône-Alpes in july
partially perfect weather Rhône-Alpes in august
good weather Rhône-Alpes in september
partially good weather Rhône-Alpes in october
partially okay weather Rhône-Alpes in november
very bad weather Rhône-Alpes in december

When to go in Rhône-Alpes by cities

Annecy (Haute-Savoie)

Best time to visit Annecy (Haute-Savoie)

The best months to visit Annecy (Haute-Savoie) are may, june, july, august, september et october.

Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain)

Best time to visit Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain)

The best months to visit Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain) are may, june, july, august, september et october.

Chambéry

Best time to visit Chambéry

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

Grenoble (Isère)

Best time to visit Grenoble (Isère)

The best months to visit Grenoble (Isère) are may, june, july, august et september.

Lyon

Best time to visit Lyon

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


Climate and Weather of Rhône-Alpes

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Rhône-Alpes : Col de la Muzelle


Temperatures and rainfall in Rhône-Alpes

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Rhône-Alpes and rainfall month by month for the cities of of Annecy (Haute-Savoie), of Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain), of Chambéry, of Grenoble (Isère) et of Lyon.


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Map of Rhône-Alpes

Hover on cities to obtain information about weather.


About of Rhône-Alpes

What to do in Rhône-Alpes ?

Beaches / bathing

Nature and landscapes

Culture and heritage

Sport

Suitable for families

Crafts / shopping

Food

Night life

Are these weather information for Rhône-Alpes reliable?

Climate data for Rhône-Alpes are raised every day since January 2009.Also, the analysis of these meteorological data for Rhône-Alpes allows us to determine the average for each month in Annecy (Haute-Savoie), Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain), Chambéry, Grenoble (Isère), Lyon, Aix-les-Bains, Annonay, Ardèche, Chamonix, Drôme, Montélimar, Roanne, Saint-Etienne, Savoy et Thonon-les-Bains.

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

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