The best times to visit Harfleur for ideal weather are

May 21st 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.

 

 


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Weather in Harfleur

Temperature

Average temperatures in Harfleur vary somewhat. 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 Harfleur, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 71.9°F (22.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.8°F (14.3°C) at night.

Harfleur Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Harfleur 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.

Harfleur Perceived Temperature (F)

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Harfleur Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Harfleur 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 46.1 42.1 37.7
Feb 46.7 41.8 37.1
Mar 51.5 45.4 40.1
Apr 57.8 50.3 43.5
May 61.4 54.7 47.9
Jun 66.5 59.5 52.8
Jul 70.3 63.1 56.5
Aug 69.8 62.9 56.1
Sep 66.3 59.5 53.2
Oct 60.5 54.9 49.3
Nov 53.5 48.9 44.1
Dec 47.9 43.6 39.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.8 5.6 3.2
Feb 8.2 5.4 2.8
Mar 10.8 7.4 4.5
Apr 14.3 10.2 6.4
May 16.3 12.6 8.8
Jun 19.2 15.3 11.6
Jul 21.3 17.3 13.6
Aug 21 17.2 13.4
Sep 19.1 15.3 11.8
Oct 15.8 12.7 9.6
Nov 11.9 9.4 6.7
Dec 8.8 6.4 4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Harfleur are April, March, and then July. 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 are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

When can you find snow in Harfleur? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Harfleur is often around around March 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 Harfleur.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Harfleur (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 25% 0.4 2.4
Feb 22% 0 2.1
Mar 18% 2 1.9
Apr 13% 0 1.2
May 20% 0 2.1
Jun 18% 0 2.1
Jul 18% 0 2
Aug 24% 0 3
Sep 20% 0 2.3
Oct 25% 0 3.1
Nov 26% 0 3.1
Dec 34% 0 3.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 1 6.1
Feb 22 0 5.3
Mar 18 5.1 4.8
Apr 13 0 3
May 20 0 5.3
Jun 18 0 5.3
Jul 18 0 5.1
Aug 24 0 7.6
Sep 20 0 5.8
Oct 25 0 7.9
Nov 26 0 7.9
Dec 34 0 8.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Harfleur has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (68.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (79.1%).

Wind in Harfleur is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 11.4 knots (13.2 MPH or 21.2 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early December where average top sustained speeds reach 22.1 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 10.8 Gentle breeze 19.7 Strong breeze
Feb 10.2 Gentle breeze 18.4 Strong breeze
Mar 9.8 Gentle breeze 17.6 Strong breeze
Apr 8.5 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
May 9 Gentle breeze 15.7 Strong breeze
Jun 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Jul 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.1 Strong breeze
Aug 8.5 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Sep 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.8 Strong breeze
Oct 9.2 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Nov 10.6 Gentle breeze 18.6 Strong breeze
Dec 11.4 Significant breeze 19.9 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.1%
Feb 75.5%
Mar 70.9%
Apr 68.8%
May 70.6%
Jun 70.6%
Jul 69%
Aug 70.6%
Sep 70.8%
Oct 74.8%
Nov 78.3%
Dec 76.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Harfleur?

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 Harfleur, France is April, followed by August and June. 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 Harfleur in March. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 46.6 in March means 46.6% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Harfleur Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.3°F (17.9°C) and 48.6°F (9.2°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 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Harfleur, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.3°F (20.2°C) and 48.9°F (9.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 Harfleur to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.2°F (9.6°C) and 43.8°F (6.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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