When is the best time to go to Burgundy?

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

  • In Burgundy, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Dijon are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Dijon are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June and July
  • Champigny is the city with the best climate, with good weather 6 months a year

Where and when to go based on the weather?

Dijon, Beaune, Flavigny-sur-Ozerain...

May, June, July, August and September
63°F to 77°F°C
4 to 12 days
April and October
58°F to 61°F°C
4 to 7 days
January, February, March, November and December
40°F to 54°F°C
5 to 10 days

Nevers (Nièvre), Lac des Settons, Lac de Pannecière...

May, June, July, August and September
65°F to 79°F°C
3 to 10 days
April and October
59°F to 63°F°C
3 to 6 days
January, February, March, November and December
43°F to 56°F°C
4 to 9 days

Macon, Haut-Folin, Solutré-Pouilly...

May, June, July, August and September
65°F to 79°F°C
4 to 11 days
April and October
59°F to 63°F°C
5 to 8 days
January, February, March, November and December
41°F to 56°F°C
5 to 9 days

Auxerre (Yonne), Tonnerre, Vézelay (The Morvan Regional Natural Park)...

May, June, July, August and September
65°F to 77°F°C
4 to 9 days
April and October
61°F to 63°F°C
4 to 5 days
January, February, March, November and December
43°F to 54°F°C
4 to 7 days

Best time to travel to Burgundy by cities

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Côte-d'Or Côte-d'Or Nièvre Nièvre Saône-et-Loire Saône-et-Loire Yonne Yonne

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Temperatures and rainfall in Burgundy

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Burgundy and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Dijon, Auxerre (Yonne), Beaune, Flavigny-sur-Ozerain and Lac des Settons.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Burgundy

Find out when Burgundy has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Burgundy

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, November and December. The number of visitors to Burgundy is high in: May, June, July, August, September and October.

  • Very low season in Burgundy: January, February and December.
  • Low season in Burgundy: March, April and November.
  • High season in Burgundy: May, June, July and October.
  • Peak season in Burgundy: August and September.

Figure: Visitor index for Burgundy month by month

Where to go in Burgundy?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Auxerre (Yonne)43°F47°F54°F61°F65°F72°F77°F77°F72°F63°F52°F47°F
Lac des Settons43°F45°F54°F59°F65°F72°F77°F77°F72°F61°F50°F45°F
Nevers (Nièvre)45°F47°F54°F61°F65°F72°F77°F79°F74°F63°F52°F47°F
Vézelay (The Morvan Regional Natural Park)43°F47°F54°F61°F65°F72°F77°F77°F72°F63°F52°F47°F
Lac de Pannecière45°F47°F54°F61°F65°F72°F77°F79°F74°F63°F52°F47°F
Mont Beuvray43°F45°F54°F59°F65°F72°F77°F77°F72°F61°F50°F45°F
Parc national de Forêts40°F43°F50°F58°F63°F70°F74°F74°F68°F59°F49°F43°F
Parc naturel de Boutissaint43°F47°F54°F61°F65°F72°F77°F77°F72°F63°F52°F47°F


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About Burgundy

What can I do in Burgundy?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Burgundy reliable?

Climate data for Burgundy has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Burgundy allows us to determine the average for each month in Dijon, Auxerre (Yonne), Beaune, Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, Lac des Settons, Macon, Nevers (Nièvre), Tonnerre, and 32 other cities.

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

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