The best times to visit Salins-les-Bains for ideal weather are

May 21st 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.

 

 


Other Salins-les-Bains Travel Info

Weather in Salins-les-Bains

Temperature

Average temperatures in Salins-les-Bains 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 28th 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 Salins-les-Bains, 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 79.8°F (26.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.4°F (14.7°C) at night.

Salins-les-Bains Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Salins-les-Bains 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.

Salins-les-Bains Perceived Temperature (F)

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Salins-les-Bains Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Salins-les-Bains 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)
Jan42.937.231.9
Feb45.237.530.9
Mar54.144.636.1
Apr63.652.842.8
May68.758.248.6
Jun74.764.454.8
Jul78.267.457.7
Aug77.366.356.8
Sep69.559.250.7
Oct61.552.144.8
Nov51.644.638.8
Dec44.638.432.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan6.12.9-0.1
Feb7.33.1-0.6
Mar12.372.3
Apr17.611.66
May20.414.69.2
Jun23.71812.7
Jul25.719.714.3
Aug25.219.113.8
Sep20.815.110.4
Oct16.411.27.1
Nov10.973.8
Dec73.60.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Salins-les-Bains are April, September, 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 October. For example, on the week of October 1st there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Salins-les-Bains? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Salins-les-Bains 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 Salins-les-Bains.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Salins-les-Bains (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan31%1.33.5
Feb32%1.73.2
Mar27%0.62.8
Apr20%02.5
May30%03.9
Jun30%04.3
Jul29%04.6
Aug28%04.2
Sep23%03.7
Oct26%03.5
Nov29%1.44.2
Dec34%1.44.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan313.38.9
Feb324.38.1
Mar271.57.1
Apr2006.4
May3009.9
Jun30010.9
Jul29011.7
Aug28010.7
Sep2309.4
Oct2608.9
Nov293.610.7
Dec343.611.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Salins-les-Bains has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (56.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (81.2%).

Wind in Salins-les-Bains is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and December. March’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.2 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 8.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Salins-les-Bains.

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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
Jan3.6Barely noticeable7.5Gentle breeze
Feb3.4Barely noticeable7.4Gentle breeze
Mar3.9Barely noticeable8.3Gentle breeze
Apr3.3Barely noticeable7.4Gentle breeze
May3.2Barely noticeable7.2Gentle breeze
Jun3Barely noticeable7Gentle breeze
Jul2.9Barely noticeable6.6Gentle breeze
Aug2.5Barely noticeable6.3Light breeze
Sep2.5Barely noticeable6.3Gentle breeze
Oct2.4Barely noticeable5.9Light breeze
Nov2.9Barely noticeable6.6Gentle breeze
Dec3.5Barely noticeable7.4Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan81.2%
Feb72.2%
Mar61.3%
Apr56.8%
May62.7%
Jun62.1%
Jul61.2%
Aug65.3%
Sep71.4%
Oct77.5%
Nov80.5%
Dec81%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Salins-les-Bains?

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 Salins-les-Bains, France is July, followed by June and August. 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 Salins-les-Bains 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

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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 43 in November means 43% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Salins-les-Bains 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 50.9°F (10.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 9 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 moderate precipitation with about 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Salins-les-Bains, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 72.7°F (22.6°C) and 44.5°F (6.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 9 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 Salins-les-Bains to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.9°F (10.5°C) and 40°F (4.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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