Best time to go to Rhône-Alpes for a perfect weather and where to go?

Discover the very best time to go to Rhône-Alpes from average climate conditions in many locations like Montélimar or Annonay, on this page.

When is the best time to go to Rhône-Alpes?

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

  • In Rhône-Alpes, the weather is at least tolerable in July and August
  • The best months to go to Lyon are April, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Lyon are July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, May, June, November and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Ardèche, Drôme, Montélimar, Nyons, Givors, Pierrelatte, Tournon-sur-Rhône and Valence, with good weather at least 7 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Rhône-Alpes for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January -7°C to 6°C
47%
February -6°C to 7°C
45%
March -2°C to 12°C
41%
April 2°C to 16°C
51%
May 6°C to 20°C
60%
June 11°C to 24°C
56%
July 14°C to 28°C
49%
August 14°C to 27°C
40%
September 9°C to 22°C
37%
October 5°C to 17°C
31%
November -1°C to 11°C
44%
December -7°C to 7°C
43%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Rhône-Alpes by cities

Lyon

Best time to go to Lyon

The best months to go to Lyon are april, june, july, august, september and october.

Annecy (Haute-Savoie)

Best time to go to Annecy (Haute-Savoie)

The best months to go to Annecy (Haute-Savoie) are june, july, august and september.

Ardèche

Best time to go to Ardèche

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

Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain)

Best time to go to Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain)

The best months to go to Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain) are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Chambéry

Best time to go to Chambéry

The best months to go to Chambéry are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Grenoble (Isère)

Best time to go to Grenoble (Isère)

The best months to go to Grenoble (Isère) are may, june, july, august and september.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Rhône-Alpes

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Rhône-Alpes and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Lyon, Annecy (Haute-Savoie), Ardèche, Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain) and Chambéry.

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49% 45% 38% 43% 53% 49% 42% 34% 31% 29% 42% 44%
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48% 43% 40% 57% 66% 61% 54% 42% 41% 32% 43% 44%
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46% 42% 38% 49% 63% 58% 47% 36% 34% 30% 43% 40%
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45% 43% 41% 48% 61% 55% 44% 35% 33% 32% 47% 41%
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47% 42% 38% 49% 63% 58% 47% 36% 34% 30% 43% 40%
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35% 31% 28% 31% 33% 27% 23% 20% 20% 24% 37% 34%
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Where to go in Rhône-Alpes?

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.
Lyon7°C8°C14°C18°C20°C25°C28°C28°C24°C18°C12°C8°C
Annecy (Haute-Savoie)4°C5°C11°C16°C19°C23°C26°C26°C22°C17°C10°C5°C
Ardèche8°C8°C13°C18°C21°C26°C29°C29°C24°C19°C13°C9°C
Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain)6°C7°C13°C17°C20°C25°C27°C27°C23°C18°C11°C7°C
Chambéry6°C7°C12°C17°C20°C24°C27°C28°C23°C18°C12°C7°C
Grenoble (Isère)4°C6°C11°C16°C19°C23°C25°C26°C21°C17°C10°C5°C
Chamonix-0°C1°C4°C9°C13°C18°C20°C20°C16°C12°C5°C1°C
Aix-les-Bains6°C7°C12°C17°C20°C24°C27°C28°C23°C18°C12°C7°C
Cévennes National Park4°C4°C9°C13°C16°C21°C24°C24°C20°C14°C8°C5°C
Drôme7°C8°C13°C18°C20°C25°C28°C29°C25°C18°C12°C8°C
Montélimar9°C10°C15°C19°C23°C27°C31°C31°C26°C20°C14°C9°C
Nyons9°C10°C15°C19°C23°C28°C31°C31°C26°C20°C14°C10°C
Roanne6°C7°C12°C16°C19°C23°C26°C27°C22°C17°C12°C7°C
Saint-Etienne6°C7°C12°C16°C19°C23°C26°C27°C22°C17°C11°C7°C
Savoy3°C4°C8°C12°C15°C20°C23°C23°C19°C14°C9°C5°C
Thonon-les-Bains4°C5°C10°C15°C17°C22°C24°C25°C22°C16°C10°C5°C
Albertville1°C2°C7°C12°C15°C20°C22°C22°C18°C14°C8°C2°C
Ambérieu-en-Bugey6°C7°C12°C17°C20°C24°C26°C27°C22°C17°C11°C6°C
Annemasse4°C5°C11°C16°C19°C23°C25°C26°C22°C17°C10°C5°C
Bellegarde-sur-Valserine4°C5°C11°C16°C19°C23°C25°C26°C21°C17°C10°C5°C

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Is this weather information for Rhône-Alpes reliable?

Climate data for Rhône-Alpes has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Rhône-Alpes allows us to determine the average for each month in Lyon, Annecy (Haute-Savoie), Ardèche, Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain), Chambéry, Grenoble (Isère), Chamonix, Aix-les-Bains, and 44 other cities.

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

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