The best times to visit Orange for ideal weather are
April 23rd to July 22nd
August 20th 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.
Orange Travel Guide
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Weather in Orange
Average temperatures in Orange vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st 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 Orange, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 88.4°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.1°F (17.8°C) at night.
Orange Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Orange Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Orange Perceived Temperature (F)
Orange Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Orange 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Orange are July, August, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid June. For example, on the week of June 18th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.
When can you find snow in Orange? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Orange is often around around January 8th 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 Orange.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Orange (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Orange has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (44.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (70.2%).
Wind in Orange is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 11 knots (12.7 MPH or 20.4 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 late January where average top sustained speeds reach 21.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Orange.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||9.8||Gentle breeze||17.7||Strong breeze|
|Feb||11||Significant breeze||18.8||Strong breeze|
|Mar||10.4||Gentle breeze||18||Strong breeze|
|Apr||8.5||Gentle breeze||16.1||Significant breeze|
|May||9.2||Gentle breeze||16.7||Strong breeze|
|Jun||9.1||Gentle breeze||16.4||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.8||Gentle breeze||16.3||Strong breeze|
|Aug||8.3||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Sep||9.2||Gentle breeze||16.3||Strong breeze|
|Oct||8.8||Gentle breeze||15.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||9.1||Gentle breeze||15.7||Strong breeze|
|Dec||9.3||Gentle breeze||16.6||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Orange?
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 Orange, France is June, followed by July 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 Orange 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
Overall Orange Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 78.3°F (25.7°C) and 57.4°F (14.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Orange, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82°F (27.8°C) and 52.6°F (11.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 Orange to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.4°F (15.2°C) and 48.6°F (9.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.