When is the best time to go to Cannes?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Cannes are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • November is the rainiest month
  • The best months for swimming are June, July, August and September

Annual weather in Cannes

For full information about the climate and weather in Cannes a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 47°F/54°F
February 47°F/56°F
March 50°F/59°F
April 56°F/65°F
May 63°F/70°F
June 72°F/77°F
July 76°F/83°F
August 76°F/83°F
September 68°F/77°F
October 61°F/70°F
November 54°F/63°F
December 50°F/58°F

Weather and climate in Cannes

Cannes enjoys a warm-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Cannes is 68°F (ranging from 54°F in january to 83°F in august). Annual rainfall is 38.1in, with a minimum of 0.9in in august and a maximum of 7.1in in november.
  • Between january and february the climate is unfavorable. The temperature rises to 56°F.
  • In the month of march the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 59°F in average and you can expect to have 3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From april to june the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 77°F°C and you can expect to have 2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of july and september the climate is perfect. In average, on the morning it is 68°F and it rains in september about 2.2in.
  • From october to november the climate is beautiful. It is for example 63°F as maximum temperature in november and you can expect to have 7.1in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of december the climate is passable, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 50°F and it rains about 12% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Cannes

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Cannes: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Cannes

Find out when Cannes 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 Cannes

  • Very low season in Cannes
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Cannes
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, November and December.
  • High season in Cannes
    The number of visitors to Cannes is high in: May, June, September and October.
  • Peek season in Cannes
    The largest number of tourists visiting Cannes is during: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Cannes month by month

Best time for low prices in Cannes

Average prices of hotels in Cannes month by month

Generally, February is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Cannes. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, August is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Cannes

On average, it costs $ 21 per day to hire a car in Cannes. This price varies by $ 7.2 depending on the month. In november, hiring a car costs an average of $ 17 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 24.

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