The best times to visit Ajaccio for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 8th


August 20th to November 11th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Ajaccio Travel Info

Weather in Ajaccio


Average temperatures in Ajaccio vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Ajaccio, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 84.9°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.8°F (17.7°C) at night.

Ajaccio Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Ajaccio Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Ajaccio Perceived Temperature (F)


Ajaccio Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Ajaccio Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 57.6 48.5 40.4
Feb 57.2 47.7 38.9
Mar 60.9 51.7 42.2
Apr 66.6 57.5 47.6
May 72.6 63.4 53
Jun 79.1 70.2 59.5
Jul 84 74.7 63.7
Aug 84.4 74.7 63.6
Sep 79.8 69.5 59.2
Oct 73.8 63.5 54
Nov 66 56 47.7
Dec 59.4 49.9 41.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 14.2 9.2 4.7
Feb 14 8.7 3.8
Mar 16.1 10.9 5.7
Apr 19.2 14.2 8.7
May 22.6 17.4 11.7
Jun 26.2 21.2 15.3
Jul 28.9 23.7 17.6
Aug 29.1 23.7 17.6
Sep 26.6 20.8 15.1
Oct 23.2 17.5 12.2
Nov 18.9 13.3 8.7
Dec 15.2 9.9 5.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ajaccio are August, July, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Ajaccio? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late January and early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Ajaccio is often around around January 29th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ajaccio.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ajaccio (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 0 3
Feb 24% 0.4 2.6
Mar 19% 0 2.4
Apr 17% 0 2
May 16% 0 3.2
Jun 7% 0 1
Jul 4% 0 0.4
Aug 2% 0 0.4
Sep 9% 0 1.4
Oct 16% 0 3.4
Nov 23% 0 4.6
Dec 19% 0 3.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 7.6
Feb 24 1 6.6
Mar 19 0 6.1
Apr 17 0 5.1
May 16 0 8.1
Jun 7 0 2.5
Jul 4 0 1
Aug 2 0 1
Sep 9 0 3.6
Oct 16 0 8.6
Nov 23 0 11.7
Dec 19 0 8.4


Humidity and Wind

Ajaccio has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (59.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (72.1%).

Wind in Ajaccio is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and May. July’s average wind speed of around 6.6 knots (7.6 MPH or 12.3 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ajaccio.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Feb 6.2 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6.2 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
May 6.5 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jun 6.5 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Oct 6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 5.9 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Dec 6.3 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 72.1%
Feb 68.5%
Mar 67.4%
Apr 67.4%
May 64.7%
Jun 63.8%
Jul 59.9%
Aug 59.4%
Sep 60.8%
Oct 65.9%
Nov 69.7%
Dec 68.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Ajaccio?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for France; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 24, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ajaccio, France is May, followed by June and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Ajaccio in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 23.2 in November means 23.2% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Ajaccio Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 75.3°F (24.1°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ajaccio, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 62.5°F (16.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Ajaccio to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 60.5°F (15.8°C) and 55.8°F (13.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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