The best times to visit Montceau-les-Mines for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 23rd

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 Montceau-les-Mines

Temperature

Average temperatures in Montceau-les-Mines 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 Montceau-les-Mines, 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°F (27.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.1°F (12.8°C) at night.

Montceau-les-Mines Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Montceau-les-Mines 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.

Montceau-les-Mines Perceived Temperature (F)

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Montceau-les-Mines Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Montceau-les-Mines 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 44.9 37.8 30.8
Feb 47.4 38.4 30.1
Mar 55.7 44.6 33.9
Apr 64.3 52 39.5
May 69.3 57.6 45.6
Jun 76.3 64.4 52.2
Jul 79.8 67.4 55.2
Aug 78.8 66.4 54.2
Sep 71.1 58.9 47.4
Oct 63.2 52.4 42.5
Nov 53.3 45.3 37.4
Dec 46.4 38.8 31.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.2 3.2 -0.7
Feb 8.6 3.6 -1.1
Mar 13.2 7 1.1
Apr 17.9 11.1 4.2
May 20.7 14.2 7.6
Jun 24.6 18 11.2
Jul 26.6 19.7 12.9
Aug 26 19.1 12.3
Sep 21.7 14.9 8.6
Oct 17.3 11.3 5.8
Nov 11.8 7.4 3
Dec 8 3.8 -0.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Montceau-les-Mines are April, September, and then January. 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 January. For example, on the week of January 8th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early May with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.

When can you find snow in Montceau-les-Mines? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Montceau-les-Mines is often around around January 22nd 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 Montceau-les-Mines.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Montceau-les-Mines (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 18% 1.3 1.8
Feb 19% 0.4 1.4
Mar 18% 0.4 1.8
Apr 17% 0 1.9
May 27% 0 3
Jun 19% 0 2.6
Jul 24% 0 4.1
Aug 24% 0 3.6
Sep 17% 0 2.5
Oct 21% 0 2.3
Nov 21% 0 2.8
Dec 22% 1.4 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 3.3 4.6
Feb 19 1 3.6
Mar 18 1 4.6
Apr 17 0 4.8
May 27 0 7.6
Jun 19 0 6.6
Jul 24 0 10.4
Aug 24 0 9.1
Sep 17 0 6.4
Oct 21 0 5.8
Nov 21 0 7.1
Dec 22 3.6 5.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Montceau-les-Mines has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (61.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (83.8%).

Wind in Montceau-les-Mines is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and December. March’s average wind speed of around 5 knots (5.8 MPH or 9.3 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 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Montceau-les-Mines.

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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 4.5 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.8 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 5 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.3 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.3 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.2 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.4 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.7 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.7%
Feb 74.9%
Mar 66.1%
Apr 62.8%
May 66%
Jun 63.2%
Jul 61.4%
Aug 66.5%
Sep 73.2%
Oct 78.9%
Nov 83.1%
Dec 83.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Montceau-les-Mines?

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 Montceau-les-Mines, 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 Montceau-les-Mines 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

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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 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 Montceau-les-Mines Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.4°F (22.4°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 the most precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Montceau-les-Mines, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 74.2°F (23.4°C) and 45.8°F (7.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 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 Montceau-les-Mines to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.2°F (11.2°C) and 42.1°F (5.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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