When is the best time to go to Corsica?

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

  • In Corsica, the weather is good everywhere in April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Ajaccio are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Ajaccio are July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February and November
  • The cities with the best climate are Ajaccio, Algajola, Bastia, Bonifacio, Calcatoggio, Calvi, Figari, Lumio, Palombaggia and Patrimonio, with good weather at least 8 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Ajaccio are June, July, August and September


Annual weather in Corsica

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

January 43°F to 56°F
4 to 8 days*
February 43°F to 56°F
4 to 8 days*
March 45°F to 59°F
4 to 7 days*
April 52°F to 65°F
2 to 6 days*
May 61°F to 70°F
2 to 6 days*
June 70°F to 79°F
1 to 5 days*
July 74°F to 83°F
1 to 4 days*
August 72°F to 85°F
0 to 4 days*
September 63°F to 77°F
2 to 5 days*
October 56°F to 72°F
4 to 7 days*
November 50°F to 65°F
5 to 9 days*
December 47°F to 59°F
3 to 6 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Corse by cities

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Ajaccio

Ajaccio

The best months to go to Ajaccio are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Algajola

Algajola

The best months to go to Algajola are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Bastia

Bastia

The best months to go to Bastia are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Corsica

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Corse and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Ajaccio, Algajola, Bastia, Bonifacio and Calcatoggio, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Corsica

Find out when Corse 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 Corsica

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for Corse month by month


Average price for flights to Corsica

A return flight between London and Bastia is generally cheaper if you go in september ($ 200 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 171 more for your airline ticket to Bastia if you go in december.

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Where to go in Corsica?

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.
Ajaccio54°F56°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F77°F70°F63°F56°F
Algajola54°F54°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F61°F56°F
Bastia56°F56°F59°F65°F70°F79°F83°F85°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Bonifacio56°F56°F59°F63°F68°F76°F81°F83°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Calcatoggio54°F56°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F77°F70°F63°F56°F
Calvi54°F54°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F61°F56°F
Figari56°F56°F59°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F72°F65°F59°F
Lumio54°F54°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F61°F56°F
Palombaggia54°F56°F58°F61°F67°F76°F81°F81°F76°F70°F63°F58°F
Patrimonio56°F56°F59°F65°F70°F79°F83°F85°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Piana54°F54°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F61°F56°F
Porto-Vecchio54°F56°F58°F61°F67°F76°F81°F81°F76°F70°F63°F58°F
Propriano56°F56°F59°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F72°F65°F59°F
Serra-di-Ferro54°F56°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F77°F70°F63°F56°F
Venaco56°F56°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Asco54°F54°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F61°F56°F
Coti-Chiavari54°F56°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F77°F70°F63°F56°F
Lavezzi archipelago56°F56°F59°F63°F68°F76°F81°F83°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Mucchiu Biancu (Monacia-d'Aullène)56°F56°F59°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F72°F65°F59°F
Scandola54°F54°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F61°F56°F

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Is this weather information for Corse reliable?

Climate data for Corse has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Corse allows us to determine the average for each month in Ajaccio, Algajola, Bastia, Bonifacio, Calcatoggio, Calvi, Figari, Lumio, and 55 other cities.

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

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