When is the best time to go to Cherbourg-Octeville

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Cherbourg-Octeville, France. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Cherbourg-Octeville weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Cherbourg-Octeville are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Cherbourg-Octeville January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
7°C 101mm 2.3hrs 9.9hrs 10°C

January in Cherbourg-Octeville is generally damp with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Cherbourg-Octeville for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 8°C (46°F), whilst at night 4°C (38°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 101mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Cherbourg-Octeville February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
7°C 79mm 3.4hrs 11.2hrs 9°C

February in Cherbourg-Octeville is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Cherbourg-Octeville for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 8°C (46°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 79mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Cherbourg-Octeville March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 77mm 4.8hrs 12.9hrs 9°C

The weather in March in Cherbourg-Octeville is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Cherbourg-Octeville for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (49°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 77mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Cherbourg-Octeville April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
10°C 57mm 6.6hrs 14.8hrs 10°C

Cherbourg-Octeville's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Cherbourg-Octeville, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (53°F), whilst at night 5°C (42°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 57mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Cherbourg-Octeville May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 62mm 8hrs 16.6hrs 11°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Cherbourg-Octeville and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Cherbourg-Octeville.

May is in the spring in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (58°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 62mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Cherbourg-Octeville June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 50mm 8.5hrs 9.9hrs 14°C

June in Cherbourg-Octeville is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Cherbourg-Octeville, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 50mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Cherbourg-Octeville July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 47mm 8.7hrs 11.2hrs 16°C

July in Cherbourg-Octeville is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Cherbourg-Octeville, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 47mm 1.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Cherbourg-Octeville August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 55mm 8hrs 12.9hrs 17°C

The weather in August in Cherbourg-Octeville is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Cherbourg-Octeville, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

Cherbourg-Octeville September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 83mm 6.2hrs 14.8hrs 17°C

Cherbourg-Octeville's weather in September is typically mild and a little damp in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Cherbourg-Octeville, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 83mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

Cherbourg-Octeville October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 101mm 4.4hrs 16.6hrs 16°C

October is a damp month in Cherbourg-Octeville and the temperature is generally mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Cherbourg-Octeville for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 10°C (49°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 101mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Cherbourg-Octeville November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
10°C 117mm 3hrs 9.9hrs 14°C

Cherbourg-Octeville's weather in November is typically cool and damp in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Cherbourg-Octeville for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 117mm 4.6 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Cherbourg-Octeville December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 111mm 2.2hrs 11.2hrs 11°C

December in Cherbourg-Octeville is generally damp with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Cherbourg-Octeville for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Cherbourg-Octeville and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 5°C (40°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Cherbourg-Octeville with around 111mm 4.4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Cherbourg-Octeville weather stats

Cherbourg-Octeville weather statistics
Hottest month: August 19.3°C 66.7°F
Driest month: July 47mm 1.9ins
Sunniest month: August 8hrs
Coldest month: February 7.5°C 45.5°F
Wettest month: November 117mm 4.6ins
Warmest sea: August 17.2°C 63°F
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