The best times to visit Les Baumettes for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 1st

or

August 27th to October 21st

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 Les Baumettes

Temperature

Average temperatures in Les Baumettes vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th 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 Les Baumettes, 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 82.5°F (28.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.2°F (21.8°C) at night.

Les Baumettes Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Les Baumettes 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.

Les Baumettes Perceived Temperature (F)

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Les Baumettes Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Les Baumettes 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 55.9 48 42.3
Feb 55.6 48.3 42
Mar 59.8 53.3 47.1
Apr 64.5 58.7 52.6
May 69.9 64.5 58.5
Jun 76.4 71.2 65.1
Jul 81.8 76.2 70.1
Aug 81.7 76.2 70.2
Sep 77.1 70.7 64.3
Oct 70.3 63.7 57.7
Nov 63.3 55.7 49.8
Dec 57.3 49.2 43.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 13.3 8.9 5.7
Feb 13.1 9.1 5.6
Mar 15.4 11.8 8.4
Apr 18.1 14.8 11.4
May 21.1 18.1 14.7
Jun 24.7 21.8 18.4
Jul 27.7 24.6 21.2
Aug 27.6 24.6 21.2
Sep 25.1 21.5 17.9
Oct 21.3 17.6 14.3
Nov 17.4 13.2 9.9
Dec 14.1 9.6 6.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Les Baumettes are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th 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 Les Baumettes? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Les Baumettes 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 Les Baumettes.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Les Baumettes (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 21% 0 4.1
Feb 18% 0.4 2.9
Mar 15% 0 2.9
Apr 14% 0 2.3
May 11% 0 1.9
Jun 9% 0 1.1
Jul 3% 0 0.5
Aug 4% 0 0.6
Sep 7% 0 1.6
Oct 12% 0 3
Nov 20% 0 6.3
Dec 18% 0 4.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 0 10.4
Feb 18 1 7.4
Mar 15 0 7.4
Apr 14 0 5.8
May 11 0 4.8
Jun 9 0 2.8
Jul 3 0 1.3
Aug 4 0 1.5
Sep 7 0 4.1
Oct 12 0 7.6
Nov 20 0 16
Dec 18 0 11.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Les Baumettes has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (51.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (62.6%).

Wind in Les Baumettes is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by November and January. December’s average wind speed of around 9.2 knots (10.6 MPH or 17 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 mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 17 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 14.6 Significant breeze
Feb 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Mar 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Apr 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Jun 6.4 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Aug 6.1 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Oct 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Nov 8.9 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Dec 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.2%
Feb 54.3%
Mar 56.1%
Apr 60.8%
May 61.3%
Jun 62.6%
Jul 57.7%
Aug 57.4%
Sep 55%
Oct 59.6%
Nov 57.2%
Dec 51.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Les Baumettes?

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 Les Baumettes, 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 Les Baumettes 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

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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 23.2 in November means 23.2% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Les Baumettes Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 72.8°F (22.7°C) and 58.3°F (14.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 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 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Les Baumettes, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 6 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 Les Baumettes to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59°F (15°C) and 54.3°F (12.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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