Best time to go to North of France for a perfect weather and where to go?

Discover the best time to visit North of France from average climate conditions in many locations like Douai or Arras (Pas-de-Calais), here.

When is the best time to go to North of France?

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

  • In September, the weather is beautiful everywhere in North of France
  • The best month to go to Arras (Pas-de-Calais) regarding the weather is September
  • On average, the warmest months in Arras (Pas-de-Calais) are June, July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, May, June, July, August, November and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Le Touquet, Berck, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, Dunkirk, Ambleteuse, Desvres, Equihen-Plage, Fruges, Grand-Fort-Philippe, Gravelines, Saint-Omer, Sangatte and Wimereux, with good weather at least 4 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Le Touquet are August and September

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

Month
January 4°C to 7°C
48%
February 5°C to 7°C
44%
March 8°C to 9°C
34%
April 11°C to 13°C
37%
May 13°C to 16°C
46%
June 16°C to 19°C
40%
July 18°C to 22°C
45%
August 19°C to 21°C
45%
September 17°C to 18°C
34%
October 13°C to 15°C
43%
November 9°C to 11°C
51%
December 5°C to 9°C
52%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to North of France by cities

Arras (Pas-de-Calais)

Best time to go to Arras (Pas-de-Calais)

The best time to visit Arras (Pas-de-Calais) is september.

Cambrai

Best time to go to Cambrai

The best time to visit Cambrai is september.

Le Touquet

Best time to go to Le Touquet

The best months to go to Le Touquet are june, july, august and september.

Lille

Best time to go to Lille

The best time to visit Lille is september.

Valenciennes

Best time to go to Valenciennes

The best time to visit Valenciennes is september.

Berck

Best time to go to Berck

The best months to go to Berck are june, july, august and september.


Other cities and places in North of France

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Climate and Weather in North of France

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Temperatures and rainfall in North of France

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of North of France and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Arras (Pas-de-Calais), Cambrai, Le Touquet, Lille and Valenciennes, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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Where to go in North of France?

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.
Arras (Pas-de-Calais)6°C7°C11°C16°C18°C21°C24°C24°C21°C16°C11°C7°C
Cambrai6°C7°C12°C16°C19°C22°C24°C24°C21°C16°C11°C7°C
Le Touquet8°C8°C11°C14°C16°C19°C21°C21°C19°C16°C12°C9°C
Lille6°C7°C12°C16°C19°C22°C24°C24°C21°C16°C11°C7°C
Valenciennes6°C7°C12°C16°C19°C22°C24°C24°C21°C16°C11°C7°C
Berck8°C8°C11°C14°C16°C19°C21°C21°C19°C16°C12°C9°C
Boulogne-sur-Mer8°C8°C10°C13°C15°C18°C21°C21°C19°C16°C12°C9°C
Calais8°C8°C10°C13°C15°C18°C21°C21°C19°C16°C12°C10°C
Douai6°C7°C12°C16°C19°C22°C24°C24°C21°C16°C11°C7°C
Dunkirk8°C8°C10°C14°C16°C19°C22°C22°C20°C16°C12°C9°C
Lens6°C7°C12°C16°C19°C22°C24°C24°C21°C16°C11°C7°C
Ambleteuse8°C7°C10°C13°C15°C18°C20°C21°C19°C16°C12°C9°C
Armentières6°C7°C11°C16°C18°C21°C24°C23°C21°C16°C11°C8°C
Béthune6°C7°C12°C16°C18°C22°C24°C24°C21°C16°C11°C7°C
Carvin6°C7°C12°C16°C18°C22°C24°C24°C21°C16°C11°C7°C
Desvres8°C7°C10°C13°C15°C18°C20°C21°C19°C16°C12°C9°C
Equihen-Plage8°C7°C10°C13°C15°C18°C20°C21°C19°C16°C12°C9°C
Fruges8°C7°C10°C13°C16°C19°C21°C21°C19°C16°C12°C9°C
Grand-Fort-Philippe7°C7°C10°C14°C16°C19°C22°C22°C20°C16°C12°C9°C
Gravelines7°C7°C10°C14°C16°C19°C22°C22°C20°C16°C12°C9°C

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tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather


Map of North of France

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Legend: cities in North of France

About North of France

What can I do in North of France?

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Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

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Is this weather information for North of France reliable?

Climate data for North of France has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for North of France allows us to determine the average for each month in Arras (Pas-de-Calais), Cambrai, Le Touquet, Lille, Valenciennes, Berck, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, and 25 other cities.

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

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