The best times to visit Bourges 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 Bourges Travel Info

Weather in Bourges


Average temperatures in Bourges vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th 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 Bourges, 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 81.4°F (27.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.3°F (14.6°C) at night.

Bourges Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Bourges 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.

Bourges Perceived Temperature (F)


Bourges Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Bourges 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 45.7 39.7 34.3
Feb 48.2 40.3 33.3
Mar 55.9 46.4 37.6
Apr 64.1 53.5 43.4
May 68.9 58.6 49.2
Jun 75.3 64.9 55.3
Jul 79.6 68.3 58.3
Aug 78.8 67.6 57.6
Sep 71.9 61.2 51.6
Oct 63.8 54.2 46.4
Nov 53 46.5 40.6
Dec 46.8 40.7 35

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.6 4.3 1.3
Feb 9 4.6 0.7
Mar 13.3 8 3.1
Apr 17.8 11.9 6.3
May 20.5 14.8 9.6
Jun 24.1 18.3 12.9
Jul 26.4 20.2 14.6
Aug 26 19.8 14.2
Sep 22.2 16.2 10.9
Oct 17.7 12.3 8
Nov 11.7 8.1 4.8
Dec 8.2 4.8 1.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bourges are September, August, 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 April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Bourges? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to late October to early November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Bourges is often around around October 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 Bourges.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bourges (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% 0.7 2.1
Feb 19% 0.5 1.6
Mar 24% 0.6 2.1
Apr 18% 0 2
May 26% 0 3.5
Jun 20% 0 2.6
Jul 23% 1.2 2.3
Aug 17% 0 2.2
Sep 16% 1.6 1.8
Oct 18% 0 2.9
Nov 24% 54.2 2.4
Dec 24% 1.5 2.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 1.8 5.3
Feb 19 1.3 4.1
Mar 24 1.5 5.3
Apr 18 0 5.1
May 26 0 8.9
Jun 20 0 6.6
Jul 23 3 5.8
Aug 17 0 5.6
Sep 16 4.1 4.6
Oct 18 0 7.4
Nov 24 137.7 6.1
Dec 24 3.8 7.1


Humidity and Wind

Bourges has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (56.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.5%).

Wind in Bourges is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.7 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 late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.9 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Apr 6.2 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
May 5.7 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Jun 5.6 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 10.2 Significant breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.4 Light breeze 9.3 Significant breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 10.3 Significant breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.4%
Feb 73.7%
Mar 63.4%
Apr 59.5%
May 63.7%
Jun 61.4%
Jul 56.6%
Aug 58.2%
Sep 63.4%
Oct 74.7%
Nov 82.5%
Dec 82.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Bourges?

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 Bourges, France is June, followed by May and July. 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 Bourges 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

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 43.4 in December means 43.4% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Bourges Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.8°F (22.1°C) and 52.2°F (11.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bourges, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 75.2°F (24°C) and 46.2°F (7.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 Bourges to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.2°F (11.2°C) and 43.4°F (6.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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