When is the best time to go to the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region?

When is the best time to go to the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Marseille are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Marseille are July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, April, October and November
  • The cities with the best climate are Marseille, Saint-Tropez, Toulon, Aix-en-Provence, Antibes, Avignon, Cannes, Fréjus, Hyères, Juan-les-Pins, Lavandou, Orange, Saint-Raphaël, Sainte-Maxime, Arles, Aubagne, Bandol, Brignoles, Carpentras, Carros, Cavaillon, Cavalaire, Draguignan, La Fos-sur-Mer, Ramatuelle, Saint-Honorat Island (Île Saint-Honorat), Saint-Laurent-du-Var, Sainte-Marguerite Island, Salon-de-Provence, Sanary-sur-Mer, Six-Fours-les-Plages, Allauch, Bollene, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Carry-le-Rouet, Gardanne, Istres, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Lambesc, Le Pradet, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Marignane, Martigues, Miramas, Pernes-les-Fontaines, Pertuis, Piolenc, Port-de-Bouc, Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone, Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Saint-Martin-de-Crau, Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Sorgues, Tarascon, Vaison-la-Romaine, Vallauris, Valreas, Vence and Vitrolles, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Marseille are July, August and September

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 23°F to 54°F
25%
February 25°F to 52°F
27%
March 31°F to 58°F
25%
April 40°F to 63°F
32%
May 47°F to 70°F
29%
June 58°F to 79°F
25%
July 63°F to 85°F
19%
August 61°F to 83°F
17%
September 52°F to 76°F
21%
October 45°F to 68°F
24%
November 32°F to 61°F
30%
December 25°F to 56°F
23%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) by cities

Marseille

Best time to go to Marseille

The best months to go to Marseille je %MONTH% are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Menton

Best time to go to Menton

The best months to go to Menton je %MONTH% are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Nice

Best time to go to Nice

The best months to go to Nice je %MONTH% are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Saint-Tropez

Best time to go to Saint-Tropez

The best months to go to Saint-Tropez je %MONTH% are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Toulon

Best time to go to Toulon

The best months to go to Toulon je %MONTH% are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Aix-en-Provence

Best time to go to Aix-en-Provence

The best months to go to Aix-en-Provence je %MONTH% are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.


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Climate and Weather in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

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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-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

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

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Where to go in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur?

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.
Marseille54°F54°F59°F65°F70°F79°F85°F85°F79°F70°F61°F56°F
Menton52°F52°F58°F63°F68°F76°F81°F81°F76°F68°F59°F54°F
Nice52°F52°F58°F63°F68°F76°F81°F81°F76°F68°F61°F54°F
Saint-Tropez56°F56°F59°F65°F70°F79°F85°F85°F79°F72°F63°F58°F
Toulon56°F54°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Aix-en-Provence50°F52°F59°F67°F72°F81°F86°F86°F79°F70°F59°F52°F
Antibes56°F56°F59°F65°F70°F79°F85°F85°F77°F72°F63°F58°F
Avignon50°F52°F61°F68°F76°F85°F90°F90°F81°F70°F59°F52°F
Cannes56°F56°F61°F67°F72°F79°F85°F85°F79°F72°F63°F56°F
Cassis52°F52°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F61°F56°F
Fréjus54°F56°F61°F67°F72°F81°F86°F86°F79°F72°F63°F56°F
Gap (Hautes-Alpes)40°F41°F49°F58°F63°F72°F77°F77°F70°F61°F49°F41°F
Hyères56°F56°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Juan-les-Pins56°F56°F59°F65°F70°F79°F85°F85°F77°F72°F63°F58°F
La Ciotat52°F52°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F61°F56°F
Lavandou56°F54°F59°F65°F70°F77°F85°F83°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Monaco52°F52°F58°F63°F68°F76°F81°F81°F76°F68°F59°F54°F
Orange50°F52°F61°F68°F76°F85°F90°F90°F81°F70°F59°F52°F
Saint-Raphaël54°F56°F61°F67°F72°F81°F86°F86°F79°F72°F63°F56°F
Sainte-Maxime56°F56°F59°F65°F70°F79°F85°F85°F79°F72°F63°F58°F

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Is this weather information for Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) reliable?

Climate data for Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) has been gathered every day since January 2009. 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, and 83 other cities.

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

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