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

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

  • In Provence-Côte d’Azur, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Marseille are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • 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 October and November
  • The cities with the best climate are Fréjus, Saint-Aygulf, Saint-Raphaël and Roquebrune-sur-Argens, with good weather at least 9 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-Côte d’Azur for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 29°F to 54°F
3 to 6 days*
February 29°F to 56°F
3 to 6 days*
March 32°F to 61°F
3 to 6 days*
April 41°F to 68°F
4 to 8 days*
May 50°F to 74°F
2 to 10 days*
June 58°F to 85°F
2 to 11 days*
July 61°F to 90°F
1 to 11 days*
August 59°F to 90°F
1 to 7 days*
September 50°F to 81°F
2 to 7 days*
October 43°F to 72°F
4 to 6 days*
November 36°F to 63°F
4 to 8 days*
December 31°F to 58°F
3 to 6 days*
* weather varies across the country

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

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Marseille

Marseille

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

Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

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

Antibes

Antibes

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

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Temperatures and rainfall in Provence-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, Aix-en-Provence, Antibes, Aubagne and Aubignan, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Provence-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.
Marseille52°F54°F59°F63°F68°F77°F83°F85°F77°F70°F61°F56°F
Aix-en-Provence50°F54°F59°F67°F72°F81°F86°F86°F79°F70°F59°F52°F
Antibes54°F56°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Aubagne52°F54°F58°F63°F68°F77°F83°F83°F77°F68°F59°F54°F
Aubignan49°F52°F59°F67°F72°F83°F88°F88°F79°F68°F58°F50°F
Avignon50°F54°F61°F68°F74°F85°F90°F90°F81°F70°F59°F52°F
Bandol54°F54°F58°F63°F68°F76°F81°F81°F76°F68°F61°F56°F
Biot54°F56°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Bormes-les-Mimosas54°F56°F59°F63°F68°F76°F81°F81°F76°F68°F61°F56°F
Brignoles54°F56°F61°F67°F72°F81°F86°F86°F79°F70°F61°F56°F
Cannes54°F56°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F63°F58°F
Carpentras49°F52°F59°F67°F72°F83°F88°F88°F79°F68°F58°F50°F
Carros54°F56°F59°F63°F70°F77°F83°F83°F77°F70°F61°F56°F
Cassis52°F54°F58°F63°F68°F76°F81°F81°F76°F68°F61°F56°F
Castellane45°F47°F54°F61°F67°F76°F83°F83°F74°F65°F54°F47°F
Cavaillon50°F54°F59°F67°F72°F81°F86°F86°F79°F70°F59°F52°F
Cavalaire54°F56°F59°F63°F68°F76°F81°F81°F76°F68°F61°F56°F
Digne-les-Bains45°F47°F54°F61°F67°F76°F83°F83°F74°F65°F54°F47°F
Draguignan52°F56°F61°F67°F74°F83°F88°F88°F81°F72°F61°F54°F
Forcalquier47°F50°F58°F63°F68°F77°F85°F85°F77°F67°F56°F49°F

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good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather



About Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)

What can I do in Provence-Côte d’Azur?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife



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, Aix-en-Provence, Antibes, Aubagne, Aubignan, Avignon, Bandol, Biot, and 92 other cities.

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

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