Best time to go to Chamonix Average weather of Chamonix, Rhône-Alpes

Discover the very best time to visit Chamonix in Rhône-Alpes from average weather conditions, below.

When is the best time to go to Chamonix?

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

  • The best month for good weather in Chamonix is August
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are May and June

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

January -6°C/-0°C
February -7°C/1°C
March -5°C/4°C
April -0°C/9°C
May 4°C/13°C
June 8°C/18°C
July 10°C/20°C
August 9°C/20°C
September 5°C/16°C
October 2°C/12°C
November -0°C/5°C
December -5°C/1°C

Weather and climate in Chamonix

  • Between january and april the climate is very unfavorable. The temperature rises to 9°C and you can expect to have 175mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From may to july the climate is just OK. It is for example 20°C as maximum temperature in july and you can expect to have 220mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From august to september the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 26°C.
  • From october to december the climate is very bad. It is for example 1°C as maximum temperature in december.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Chamonix

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Chamonix: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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