The best times to visit Riquewihr for ideal weather are
April 16th to October 14th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Riquewihr Travel Guide
Other Riquewihr Travel Info
Weather in Riquewihr
Average temperatures in Riquewihr vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Riquewihr, 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 82.4°F (28°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.7°F (15.4°C) at night.
Riquewihr Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Riquewihr 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.
Riquewihr Perceived Temperature (F)
Riquewihr Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Riquewihr 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 Riquewihr are December, November, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early November. For example, on the week of November 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.
When can you find snow in Riquewihr? 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 Riquewihr 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 Riquewihr.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Riquewihr (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
Riquewihr has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (54.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (82.1%).
Wind in Riquewihr is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and November. March’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.9 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 late March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Riquewihr.
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||7.8||Gentle breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.4||Light breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8||Gentle breeze||14.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6.3||Light breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|May||6.6||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.6||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.5||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||4.9||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.6||Light breeze||10.8||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.5||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.6||Light breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6.4||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Riquewihr?
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 Riquewihr, France is August, followed by September 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 Riquewihr 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 Riquewihr Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
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 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Riquewihr, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 70.9°F (21.6°C) and 45.6°F (7.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Riquewihr to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54°F (12.2°C) and 40.7°F (4.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.