The best times to visit Sete for ideal weather are

April 2nd 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.

 

 


Other Sete Travel Info

Weather in Sete

Temperature

Average temperatures in Sete 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 more temperate than most — in the 72nd 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 Sete, 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 83.6°F (28.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.3°F (20.7°C) at night.

Sete Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Sete 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.

Sete Perceived Temperature (F)

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Sete Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Sete 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)
Jan52.446.942.2
Feb53.146.941.6
Mar59.152.547
Apr64.858.152.6
May7163.857.8
Jun78.470.864.5
Jul82.874.968.5
Aug82.274.468
Sep75.768.762.9
Oct68.362.257.1
Nov59.654.450
Dec53.448.443.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan11.38.35.7
Feb11.78.35.3
Mar15.111.48.3
Apr18.214.511.4
May21.717.714.3
Jun25.821.618.1
Jul28.223.820.3
Aug27.923.620
Sep24.320.417.2
Oct20.216.813.9
Nov15.312.410
Dec11.99.16.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sete are July, August, and then June. 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 May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Sete? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Sete is often around around March 5th 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 Sete.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sete (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan10%01.2
Feb9%01.3
Mar11%0.42.1
Apr13%01.9
May7%01.4
Jun6%00.7
Jul3%00.5
Aug5%00.7
Sep7%01.6
Oct8%01.9
Nov12%02.5
Dec10%01.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1003
Feb903.3
Mar1115.3
Apr1304.8
May703.6
Jun601.8
Jul301.3
Aug501.8
Sep704.1
Oct804.8
Nov1206.4
Dec1003

 

Humidity and Wind

Sete has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (49.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (61.2%).

Wind in Sete is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by October and February. November’s average wind speed of around 9.3 knots (10.7 MPH or 17.2 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 October to early November where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Sete.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan8.5Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze
Feb8.6Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
Mar8.5Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Apr7.9Gentle breeze13.3Significant breeze
May8.2Gentle breeze13.2Significant breeze
Jun7.8Gentle breeze12.8Significant breeze
Jul7.7Gentle breeze12.4Significant breeze
Aug7.5Gentle breeze12.2Significant breeze
Sep7.4Gentle breeze12.5Significant breeze
Oct8.6Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Nov9.3Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
Dec8.6Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan58.6%
Feb54.5%
Mar52.4%
Apr58.7%
May55.2%
Jun52.7%
Jul49.6%
Aug52.1%
Sep54.6%
Oct60.7%
Nov61.2%
Dec60%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sete?

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 Sete, 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 Sete 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

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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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. 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 Sete Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74.8°F (23.8°C) and 56.9°F (13.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 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 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sete, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 54.2°F (12.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 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 Sete to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 58°F (14.4°C) and 50.3°F (10.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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