The best times to visit Saint-Apollinaire for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 7th

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

 

 


Other Saint-Apollinaire Travel Info

Weather in Saint-Apollinaire

Temperature

Average temperatures in Saint-Apollinaire 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 32nd 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 Saint-Apollinaire, 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 80.8°F (27.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.2°F (14°C) at night.

Saint-Apollinaire Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Saint-Apollinaire 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.

Saint-Apollinaire Perceived Temperature (F)

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Saint-Apollinaire Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Saint-Apollinaire 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan42.73731.3
Feb45.337.630.4
Mar54.94535.3
Apr63.852.841.8
May68.858.247.5
Jun75.86554.2
Jul79.668.256.8
Aug78.166.855.6
Sep70.760.250.4
Oct61.652.243.7
Nov50.944.438
Dec43.73831.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan5.92.8-0.4
Feb7.43.1-0.9
Mar12.77.21.8
Apr17.711.65.4
May20.414.68.6
Jun24.318.312.3
Jul26.420.113.8
Aug25.619.313.1
Sep21.515.710.2
Oct16.411.26.5
Nov10.56.93.3
Dec6.53.3-0.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Saint-Apollinaire are September, March, 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 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 Saint-Apollinaire? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Saint-Apollinaire is often around around December 17th 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 Saint-Apollinaire.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Saint-Apollinaire (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan21%1.62.1
Feb20%0.61.8
Mar16%0.51.6
Apr20%02
May24%02.9
Jun24%03
Jul23%03
Aug24%03
Sep15%01.9
Oct19%02.4
Nov21%0.53.1
Dec23%2.12.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan214.15.3
Feb201.54.6
Mar161.34.1
Apr2005.1
May2407.4
Jun2407.6
Jul2307.6
Aug2407.6
Sep1504.8
Oct1906.1
Nov211.37.9
Dec235.36.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Saint-Apollinaire has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (57.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (84.2%).

Wind in Saint-Apollinaire is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.5 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 late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Saint-Apollinaire.

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.2Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
Feb6.7Light breeze12.4Significant breeze
Mar7.3Gentle breeze13.1Significant breeze
Apr6.2Light breeze11.8Significant breeze
May5.9Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
Jun5.8Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
Jul5.8Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Aug5.1Light breeze10.8Gentle breeze
Sep5.7Light breeze10.9Significant breeze
Oct5.2Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
Nov5.8Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
Dec6.2Light breeze11.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan83.8%
Feb75%
Mar61.5%
Apr58.4%
May62.9%
Jun60%
Jul57.2%
Aug62.4%
Sep66.6%
Oct76.9%
Nov84%
Dec84.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Saint-Apollinaire?

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 Saint-Apollinaire, 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 Saint-Apollinaire 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 very reliable. 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 Saint-Apollinaire Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.6°F (22°C) and 51.3°F (10.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Saint-Apollinaire, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 73.5°F (23.1°C) and 44.8°F (7.1°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 Saint-Apollinaire to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.3°F (10.7°C) and 40.4°F (4.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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