The best times to visit Les Rousses for ideal weather are

March 5th to March 25th

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

 

 


Other Les Rousses Travel Info

Weather in Les Rousses

Temperature

Average temperatures in Les Rousses vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 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 Rousses, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 61.7°F (16.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 48.1°F (8.9°C) at night.

Les Rousses Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Les Rousses 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 Rousses Perceived Temperature (F)

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Les Rousses Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Les Rousses 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 31.7 27.4 22.7
Feb 31 26.3 21.5
Mar 36.2 31.1 25.9
Apr 44.6 38.4 33
May 50.2 43.5 38
Jun 56.6 49.8 44.2
Jul 60.4 53.3 47.2
Aug 60.3 53.5 48
Sep 53.9 47.3 42.1
Oct 48 42.1 37.2
Nov 39.1 34.6 30.2
Dec 33.2 28.7 24

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.2 -2.6 -5.2
Feb -0.6 -3.2 -5.8
Mar 2.3 -0.5 -3.4
Apr 7 3.6 0.6
May 10.1 6.4 3.3
Jun 13.7 9.9 6.8
Jul 15.8 11.8 8.4
Aug 15.7 11.9 8.9
Sep 12.2 8.5 5.6
Oct 8.9 5.6 2.9
Nov 3.9 1.4 -1
Dec 0.7 -1.8 -4.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Les Rousses are October, 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 to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th 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 Les Rousses? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Rousses.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Les Rousses (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 29% 0 4.6
Feb 34% 0 4.7
Mar 30% 0 5.3
Apr 28% 0 3.9
May 37% 0 5.7
Jun 38% 0 5.9
Jul 35% 0 6.3
Aug 29% 0 5
Sep 28% 0 5.5
Oct 25% 0 4.1
Nov 32% 0 6.4
Dec 37% 0 7.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 29 0 11.7
Feb 34 0 11.9
Mar 30 0 13.5
Apr 28 0 9.9
May 37 0 14.5
Jun 38 0 15
Jul 35 0 16
Aug 29 0 12.7
Sep 28 0 14
Oct 25 0 10.4
Nov 32 0 16.3
Dec 37 0 19.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Les Rousses has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (67.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (77.7%).

Wind in Les Rousses is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is December, followed by February and January. December’s average wind speed of around 17.9 knots (20.6 MPH or 33.2 KPH) is considered “a fresh breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early February where average top sustained speeds reach 29.9 knots, which is considered high wind or moderate gale winds.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 17 Strong breeze 26.4 Very strong breeze
Feb 17.2 Strong breeze 27.1 Very strong breeze
Mar 16 Significant breeze 25.9 Very strong breeze
Apr 12.8 Significant breeze 21.7 Strong breeze
May 13.1 Significant breeze 21.7 Very strong breeze
Jun 12.1 Significant breeze 20.4 Strong breeze
Jul 11.9 Significant breeze 20.2 Very strong breeze
Aug 11.7 Significant breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Sep 13.2 Significant breeze 22.2 Very strong breeze
Oct 14.2 Significant breeze 22.8 Very strong breeze
Nov 16.7 Significant breeze 25.9 Very strong breeze
Dec 17.9 Strong breeze 27.4 Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.8%
Feb 67.5%
Mar 68.4%
Apr 69.8%
May 75.6%
Jun 77.7%
Jul 74.3%
Aug 74.6%
Sep 77.3%
Oct 72.2%
Nov 70.9%
Dec 69.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Les Rousses?

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 Rousses, France is July, followed by June and August. 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 Rousses 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 43 in November means 43% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Les Rousses Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 53.6°F (12°C) and 33.1°F (0.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 11 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 9 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Les Rousses, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 56.9°F (13.8°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 10 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 far too cold this time of year in Les Rousses to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 35°F (1.7°C) and 28.2°F (-2.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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