When is the best time to go to La Rochelle

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit La Rochelle, 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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La Rochelle weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit La Rochelle 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

La Rochelle January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 81mm 3hrs 10.2hrs

The weather in January in La Rochelle is characteristically cool and a little damp.

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

January is in the winter in La Rochelle and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 81mm 3.2 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 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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February

La Rochelle February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 68mm 4.3hrs 11.4hrs

February in La Rochelle is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

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

February is in the winter in La Rochelle and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 68mm 2.7 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 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

La Rochelle March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 59mm 5.9hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in La Rochelle is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit La Rochelle.

March is in the spring in La Rochelle and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 59mm 2.3 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 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

La Rochelle April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
13°C 52mm 7.4hrs 14.5hrs

La Rochelle's weather in April is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit La Rochelle.

April is in the spring in La Rochelle and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 52mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

La Rochelle May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
16°C 59mm 8hrs 16hrs

May is a reasonably dry month in La Rochelle and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit La Rochelle, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in La Rochelle and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 10°C (51°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 59mm 2.3 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 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

La Rochelle June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 51mm 9.5hrs 10.2hrs

June in La Rochelle is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit La Rochelle, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in La Rochelle and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 51mm 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 9.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

La Rochelle July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 44mm 10.3hrs 11.4hrs

July in La Rochelle is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being warm.

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

July is in the summer in La Rochelle and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 44mm 1.7 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 10.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

La Rochelle August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 56mm 9.4hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in La Rochelle is characteristically warm and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit La Rochelle, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in La Rochelle and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 56mm 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 9.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

La Rochelle September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 68mm 7.7hrs 14.5hrs

La Rochelle's weather in September is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit La Rochelle, with some very good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in La Rochelle and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

La Rochelle October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
16°C 77mm 5.8hrs 16hrs

October is a reasonably dry month in La Rochelle and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit La Rochelle.

October is in the fall / autumn in La Rochelle and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 77mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

La Rochelle November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 96mm 3.9hrs 10.2hrs

November is a a little damp month in La Rochelle and the temperature is generally cool.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in La Rochelle and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 96mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

La Rochelle December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 88mm 3hrs 11.4hrs

December in La Rochelle is generally a little damp with the temperature being cool.

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

December is in the winter in La Rochelle and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (49°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in La Rochelle with around 88mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 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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La Rochelle weather statistics
Hottest month: July 23.9°C 75°F
Driest month: July 44mm 1.7ins
Sunniest month: July 10.3hrs
Coldest month: January 8.5°C 47.3°F
Wettest month: November 96mm 3.8ins
Warmest sea: August 20.6°C 69.1°F
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