The best times to visit Chalon-sur-Saone 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 Chalon-sur-Saone Travel Info

Weather in Chalon-sur-Saone


Average temperatures in Chalon-sur-Saone 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 30th 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 Chalon-sur-Saone, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 81.5°F (27.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.3°F (14.6°C) at night.

Chalon-sur-Saone Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Chalon-sur-Saone 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.

Chalon-sur-Saone Perceived Temperature (F)


Chalon-sur-Saone Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Chalon-sur-Saone 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 43.8 38.4 32.8
Feb 46.2 38.2 30.9
Mar 55.7 45.4 35.8
Apr 64.6 53.1 41.9
May 69.2 58.3 47.9
Jun 76.7 65.6 54.8
Jul 80.1 68.4 57.6
Aug 78.8 67.2 56.8
Sep 71.3 60.4 50.8
Oct 62.7 53.2 45.2
Nov 51.6 45 38.8
Dec 44.8 39 32.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.6 3.6 0.4
Feb 7.9 3.4 -0.6
Mar 13.2 7.4 2.1
Apr 18.1 11.7 5.5
May 20.7 14.6 8.8
Jun 24.8 18.7 12.7
Jul 26.7 20.2 14.2
Aug 26 19.6 13.8
Sep 21.8 15.8 10.4
Oct 17.1 11.8 7.3
Nov 10.9 7.2 3.8
Dec 7.1 3.9 0.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chalon-sur-Saone are March, September, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 1st.

When can you find snow in Chalon-sur-Saone? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Chalon-sur-Saone is often around around December 17th 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 Chalon-sur-Saone.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chalon-sur-Saone (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 1.2 2.3
Feb 22% 0.4 1.9
Mar 19% 0.4 1.7
Apr 20% 0 2.1
May 24% 0 3.2
Jun 23% 0 3
Jul 26% 0 3.9
Aug 25% 0.4 3.9
Sep 19% 0.4 3.3
Oct 23% 0 2.8
Nov 25% 1.3 3.7
Dec 22% 10.5 2.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 3 5.8
Feb 22 1 4.8
Mar 19 1 4.3
Apr 20 0 5.3
May 24 0 8.1
Jun 23 0 7.6
Jul 26 0 9.9
Aug 25 1 9.9
Sep 19 1 8.4
Oct 23 0 7.1
Nov 25 3.3 9.4
Dec 22 26.7 6.9


Humidity and Wind

Chalon-sur-Saone has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (59.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84%).

Wind in Chalon-sur-Saone is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and December. March’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.8 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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chalon-sur-Saone.

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 7 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Feb 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Apr 6.4 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
May 6.2 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Jun 5.7 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.5 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Aug 5.1 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.7 Light breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Oct 5.7 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Dec 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.8%
Feb 74.2%
Mar 63.1%
Apr 59.1%
May 65.6%
Jun 62.9%
Jul 61.2%
Aug 66%
Sep 70.1%
Oct 77.4%
Nov 84%
Dec 83.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Chalon-sur-Saone?

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 Chalon-sur-Saone, France is July, followed by August and May. 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 Chalon-sur-Saone 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 23.7 in December means 23.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Chalon-sur-Saone Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.3°F (21.8°C) and 51.8°F (11°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 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 most precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Chalon-sur-Saone, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 74.4°F (23.6°C) and 45.2°F (7.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 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 Chalon-sur-Saone to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.8°F (11°C) and 40.1°F (4.5°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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