The best times to visit Barbizon for ideal weather are

May 7th to October 14th

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

 

 


Other Barbizon Travel Info

Weather in Barbizon

Temperature

Average temperatures in Barbizon vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Barbizon, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 80.1°F (26.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.8°F (12.7°C) at night.

Barbizon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Barbizon Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Barbizon Perceived Temperature (F)

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Barbizon Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Barbizon 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 44.8 39.5 33.9
Feb 47 39.9 33.5
Mar 54.9 45.4 36.7
Apr 63.3 52.4 41.5
May 67.8 57.4 47.3
Jun 73.3 63 52.9
Jul 78.1 66.6 55.6
Aug 77.2 65.9 54.5
Sep 70.3 59.6 49.6
Oct 61.9 53.2 45.2
Nov 52.5 46.6 40.4
Dec 45.6 40.3 34.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.1 4.2 1.1
Feb 8.3 4.4 0.8
Mar 12.7 7.4 2.6
Apr 17.4 11.3 5.3
May 19.9 14.1 8.5
Jun 22.9 17.2 11.6
Jul 25.6 19.2 13.1
Aug 25.1 18.8 12.5
Sep 21.3 15.3 9.8
Oct 16.6 11.8 7.3
Nov 11.4 8.1 4.7
Dec 7.6 4.6 1.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Barbizon are April, September, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Barbizon? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Barbizon is often around around February 5th 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 Barbizon.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 1.6 1.6
Feb 18% 1.2 1.5
Mar 17% 0 1.4
Apr 13% 1.2 1.5
May 21% 0 2.3
Jun 22% 0 2.7
Jul 20% 0 2.7
Aug 18% 0 2.3
Sep 14% 0 1.7
Oct 15% 0 1.9
Nov 21% 0.4 2
Dec 20% 0.8 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 4.1 4.1
Feb 18 3 3.8
Mar 17 0 3.6
Apr 13 3 3.8
May 21 0 5.8
Jun 22 0 6.9
Jul 20 0 6.9
Aug 18 0 5.8
Sep 14 0 4.3
Oct 15 0 4.8
Nov 21 1 5.1
Dec 20 2 5.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Barbizon has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (60.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84.1%).

Wind in Barbizon is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 8.5 knots (9.8 MPH or 15.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 8.4 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Feb 8 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Mar 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Apr 6.8 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jun 6.5 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Aug 6.5 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Sep 6 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Oct 6.3 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Nov 8 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Dec 8.5 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.5%
Feb 77.5%
Mar 66.5%
Apr 61%
May 65.4%
Jun 65.2%
Jul 60.6%
Aug 61.5%
Sep 68.1%
Oct 78.2%
Nov 84.1%
Dec 83.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Barbizon?

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 Barbizon, France is June, followed by May and January. 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 Barbizon in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 63.8 in December means 63.8% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Barbizon Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.9°F (21.6°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 most precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Barbizon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 72.8°F (22.7°C) and 46.3°F (7.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Barbizon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.1°F (10.6°C) and 42.8°F (6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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