The best times to visit Pres d’Arenes for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 15th


August 13th to October 28th

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



Other Pres d’Arenes Travel Info

Weather in Pres d’Arenes


Average temperatures in Pres d’Arenes vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 59th 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 Pres d’Arenes, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 85.7°F (29.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.2°F (19.6°C) at night.

Pres d’Arenes Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Pres d’Arenes Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Pres d’Arenes Perceived Temperature (F)


Pres d’Arenes Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Pres d’Arenes 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 54 45.3 36.8
Feb 55.1 45.9 36.9
Mar 61.3 52.1 43
Apr 66.8 57.9 49.1
May 73.2 64.3 55.1
Jun 80.6 71.5 62
Jul 84.9 75.6 66.4
Aug 84.2 74.7 65.4
Sep 78.1 68.4 59.1
Oct 70 61.3 52.9
Nov 61.2 53.1 45.3
Dec 54.8 46.8 38.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.2 7.4 2.7
Feb 12.8 7.7 2.7
Mar 16.3 11.2 6.1
Apr 19.3 14.4 9.5
May 22.9 17.9 12.8
Jun 27 21.9 16.7
Jul 29.4 24.2 19.1
Aug 29 23.7 18.6
Sep 25.6 20.2 15.1
Oct 21.1 16.3 11.6
Nov 16.2 11.7 7.4
Dec 12.7 8.2 3.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Pres d’Arenes 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 mid July. For example, on the week of July 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in Pres d’Arenes? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Pres d’Arenes is often around around January 1st 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 Pres d’Arenes.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pres d’Arenes (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0.6 1.4
Feb 11% 0 1.4
Mar 10% 0.8 2.3
Apr 14% 0 2.3
May 11% 0 1.7
Jun 9% 0 1.5
Jul 4% 0 0.7
Aug 6% 0 1.8
Sep 8% 0 3
Oct 12% 0 2.8
Nov 16% 0 3.8
Dec 11% 0 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 1.5 3.6
Feb 11 0 3.6
Mar 10 2 5.8
Apr 14 0 5.8
May 11 0 4.3
Jun 9 0 3.8
Jul 4 0 1.8
Aug 6 0 4.6
Sep 8 0 7.6
Oct 12 0 7.1
Nov 16 0 9.7
Dec 11 0 5.1


Humidity and Wind

Pres d’Arenes has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (47.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (64.2%).

Wind in Pres d’Arenes is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by May and November. March’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.5 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 17.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Pres d’Arenes.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Feb 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Mar 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Apr 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
May 8.9 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Jun 8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Jul 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Sep 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Nov 8.4 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Dec 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.5%
Feb 56.1%
Mar 53%
Apr 59%
May 54.1%
Jun 51%
Jul 47.9%
Aug 50.6%
Sep 54.1%
Oct 62.4%
Nov 64.2%
Dec 63%


Is it Safe to Travel to Pres d’Arenes?

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 Pres d’Arenes, France is July, followed by August and February. 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 Pres d’Arenes in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 45.2 in September means 45.2% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Pres d’Arenes Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.7°F (24.8°C) and 59.1°F (15.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 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 Pres d’Arenes, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.5°F (26.9°C) and 55.7°F (13.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 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 Pres d’Arenes to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.9°F (15.5°C) and 51.7°F (10.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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