When is the best time to go to Montpellier

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

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Montpellier 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

Montpellier January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 79mm 4.9hrs 10.4hrs

Cool and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Montpellier during the month of January

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

January is in the winter in Montpellier and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Montpellier with around 79mm 3.1 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 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Montpellier February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 61mm 5.5hrs 11.5hrs

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

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

February is in the winter in Montpellier and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Montpellier with around 61mm 2.4 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 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Montpellier March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
13°C 80mm 6.7hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Montpellier is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

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

March is in the spring in Montpellier and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Montpellier with around 80mm 3.1 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 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Montpellier April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
16°C 51mm 7.7hrs 14.4hrs

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

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 Montpellier.

April is in the spring in Montpellier and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Montpellier with around 51mm 2 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 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Montpellier May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 49mm 8.7hrs 15.7hrs

May is a reasonably dry month in Montpellier 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 Montpellier.

May is in the spring in Montpellier and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Montpellier with around 49mm 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.

Montpellier weather in May »

June

Montpellier June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 43mm 10.3hrs 10.4hrs

Warm and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Montpellier during the month of June

It is perhaps a good month to visit Montpellier, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Montpellier and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Montpellier with around 43mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Montpellier weather in June »

July

Montpellier July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 23mm 11.6hrs 11.5hrs

July in Montpellier is generally dry with the temperature being hot.

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

July is in the summer in Montpellier and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Montpellier with around 23mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Montpellier weather in July »

August

Montpellier August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 45mm 10.3hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Montpellier is characteristically warm and reasonably dry.

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

August is in the summer in Montpellier and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (83°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Montpellier with around 45mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Montpellier weather in August »

September

Montpellier September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 78mm 8.2hrs 14.4hrs

Montpellier's weather in September is typically warm and reasonably dry in nature.

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 Montpellier.

September is in the fall / autumn in Montpellier and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Montpellier with around 78mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Montpellier weather in September »

October

Montpellier October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 125mm 6.4hrs 15.7hrs

October is a wet month in Montpellier and the temperature is generally mild.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Montpellier and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Montpellier with around 125mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Montpellier weather in October »

November

Montpellier November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
13°C 67mm 5.2hrs 10.4hrs

Montpellier's weather in November is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Montpellier and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (58°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Montpellier with around 67mm 2.6 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 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Montpellier weather in November »

December

Montpellier December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 72mm 4.6hrs 11.5hrs

December in Montpellier is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

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

December is in the winter in Montpellier and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (53°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Montpellier with around 72mm 2.8 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 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Montpellier weather in December »

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Montpellier weather statistics
Hottest month: July 29°C 84.2°F
Driest month: July 23mm 0.9ins
Sunniest month: July 11.6hrs
Coldest month: January 10.7°C 51.3°F
Wettest month: October 125mm 4.9ins
Warmest sea: August 22.2°C 72°F
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