Weather in French Riviera and Provence in january 2025

Below, find the the weather forecast for january for most popular cities in Provence/Côte d’Azur. These forecasts are probabilities for january from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in january in Marseille

bad weather 4.1cm

Weather at 6am
47°F

Partly Cloudy

28%

Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Weather at 12pm
52°F

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 6pm
49°F

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 3am
47°F

Clear/Sunny

45%

Partly Cloudy

30%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Marseille in january



Where to go in French Riviera and Provence in january?

Where to go in French Riviera and Provence in january: destination map

Legend: perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

Where to go in january based on the weather?

Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
(Digne-les-Bains, Verdon Gorge, Manosque...)
very bad weather
Alpes-Maritimes
(Nice, Cannes, Antibes...)
bad weather
Bouches-du-Rhône
(Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, La Ciotat...)
bad weather*
Gard
(Bagnols-sur-Ceze, Pont-Saint-Esprit...)
very bad weather
Principality of Monaco
(Monaco...)
bad weather
Var
(Toulon, Saint-Tropez, Sainte-Maxime...)
bad weather
Vaucluse
(Avignon, Orange, Mont Ventoux...)
very bad weather
*over most of the region. Weather may vary locally.


Where should you go in French Riviera and Provence in january when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in French Riviera and Provence in january ranges from bad to very bad depending on the region and city.

January is not the best month to travel to in Provence/Côte d'Azur. The climate in Sanary-sur-Mer, Six-Fours-les-Plages, Menton, Bandol, Cavalaire, Juan-les-Pins, Fréjus, Porquerolles, Ramatuelle, Marseille, Hyères, Nice, Cannes, La Fos-sur-Mer, Lavandou, La Ciotat, Cassis, Saint-Tropez, Antibes, Sainte-Maxime, Saint-Raphaël, Toulon, Saint-Honorat Island and Sainte-Marguerite Island is bad. It's cold, the sun is not there all the time and you take the risk being faced with rain very frequently.

It's much worse around the cities of Sanary-sur-Mer, Six-Fours-les-Plages, Menton, Bandol, Cavalaire, Juan-les-Pins, Fréjus, Porquerolles, Ramatuelle, Marseille, Hyères, Nice, Cannes, La Fos-sur-Mer, Lavandou, La Ciotat, Cassis, Saint-Tropez, Antibes, Sainte-Maxime, Saint-Raphaël, Toulon, Saint-Honorat Island and Sainte-Marguerite Island and surrounding areas where the climate is even worse. It is really not advisable to go to these areas this month.


Climate in French Riviera and Provence in january

Climate in Marseille in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Marseille is 50°F (maximum temperature is 52°F and minimum temperature is 47°F). The climate is rather cold in that area in this month, but it is liveable by dressing hot. With 3.3in over 4 days, rain may occur during your stay. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a bad climate, january is not recommended month to go in this locality.

January
Average temperature 50°F
Highest temperature 52°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Sea temperature 57°F
Rainfall 3.3in
Number of days with rainfall 4 day(s)
(14%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 33%
Length of day 09:21
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Marseille in january

Climate in Cannes in january

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 54°F and minimum temperature is 47°F (for an average temperature of 50°F). The climate is rather cold around this city in this month, but it is livable when dressing cosy. With 2.7in over 4 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a bad climate, the month of january is not recommended month to go in that area.

January
Average temperature 50°F
Highest temperature 54°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Sea temperature 57°F
Rainfall 2.7in
Number of days with rainfall 4 day(s)
(12%)
Humidity 71%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 29%
Length of day 09:19
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Cannes in january

Climate in Monaco in january

In january, the mean temperature in Monaco is 50°F (maximum temperature is 52°F and minimum temperature is 47°F). The climate is rather fresh in this city in this month, but it is liveable by dressing warm. With 3.9in over 5 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your trip. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Average temperature 50°F
Highest temperature 52°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Sea temperature 57°F
Rainfall 3.9in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(16%)
Humidity 73%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 31%
Length of day 09:18
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Monaco in january

Climate in Nice in january

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 52°F and minimum temperature is 43°F (for an average temperature of 47°F). The climate is rather fresh here in january, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 3.7in over 5 days, you will experience some showers throughout your journey. But this is moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a bad climate, january is not the best time to go in Nice in Provence/Côte d’Azur.

January
Average temperature 47°F
Highest temperature 52°F
Lowest temperature 43°F
Sea temperature 57°F
Rainfall 3.7in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(16%)
Humidity 72%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 29%
Length of day 09:18
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Nice in january

Climate in Saint-Tropez in january

In january, the mean temperature in Saint-Tropez is 50°F (maximum temperature is 54°F and minimum temperature is 47°F). The climate is fairly cool in this city in the month of january, but it is endurable when dressing warm. With 3.5in over 5 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your vacations. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a bad weather, the month of january is not recommended month to go there.

January
Average temperature 50°F
Highest temperature 54°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Sea temperature 57°F
Rainfall 3.5in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(15%)
Humidity 74%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 32%
Length of day 09:21
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Saint-Tropez in january


All cities in French Riviera and Provence in january

Marseille in januarybad weather
Cannes in januarybad weather
Monaco in januarybad weather
Nice in januarybad weather
Saint-Tropez in januarybad weather
Toulon in januarybad weather
Aix-en-Provence in januaryvery bad weather
Antibes in januarybad weather
Avignon in januaryvery bad weather
Bormes-les-Mimosas in januarybad weather
Cassis in januarybad weather
Digne-les-Bains in januaryvery bad weather
Fréjus in januarybad weather
Hyères in januarybad weather
Isola 2000 in januaryvery bad weather
Juan-les-Pins in januarybad weather
La Ciotat in januarybad weather
Lavandou in januarybad weather
Menton in januarybad weather
Orange in januaryvery bad weather
Ramatuelle in januarybad weather
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Weather data for French Riviera and Provence in january:

Weather data for French Riviera and Provence in january is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in French Riviera and Provence. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in French Riviera and Provence can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to the French Riviera and Provence.


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