The best times to visit Vallon-Pont-dArc for ideal weather are

April 23rd 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.

 

 


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Weather in Vallon-Pont-dArc

Temperature

Average temperatures in Vallon-Pont-dArc vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 47th 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 Vallon-Pont-dArc, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 86.3°F (30.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.9°F (16.6°C) at night.

Vallon-Pont-dArc Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Vallon-Pont-dArc 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.

Vallon-Pont-dArc Perceived Temperature (F)

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Vallon-Pont-dArc Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Vallon-Pont-dArc 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 49.3 41.1 33.9
Feb 50.7 41.6 33.9
Mar 59.2 48.7 39.3
Apr 66.8 55.7 45.4
May 72.3 61.4 51.2
Jun 80.7 69.1 57.8
Jul 85.4 73 61.4
Aug 84.5 72.3 60.6
Sep 76.5 65.4 55.7
Oct 66.3 56.8 48.7
Nov 56.4 48.3 41.4
Dec 49.8 42.2 35.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.6 5.1 1.1
Feb 10.4 5.3 1.1
Mar 15.1 9.3 4.1
Apr 19.3 13.2 7.4
May 22.4 16.3 10.7
Jun 27.1 20.6 14.3
Jul 29.7 22.8 16.3
Aug 29.2 22.4 15.9
Sep 24.7 18.6 13.2
Oct 19.1 13.8 9.3
Nov 13.6 9.1 5.2
Dec 9.9 5.7 1.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Vallon-Pont-dArc are August, July, 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 late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

When can you find snow in Vallon-Pont-dArc? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Vallon-Pont-dArc.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vallon-Pont-dArc (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 0 3.1
Feb 18% 0 2.9
Mar 14% 0 2.7
Apr 17% 0 2.8
May 19% 0 3.1
Jun 13% 0 1.8
Jul 13% 0 2.1
Aug 9% 0 1.5
Sep 13% 0 2
Oct 15% 0 3.5
Nov 22% 0 5.1
Dec 14% 0 3.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 7.9
Feb 18 0 7.4
Mar 14 0 6.9
Apr 17 0 7.1
May 19 0 7.9
Jun 13 0 4.6
Jul 13 0 5.3
Aug 9 0 3.8
Sep 13 0 5.1
Oct 15 0 8.9
Nov 22 0 13
Dec 14 0 9.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Vallon-Pont-dArc has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (43% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (68.3%).

Wind in Vallon-Pont-dArc is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and May. March’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.7 MPH or 12.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Vallon-Pont-dArc.

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.2 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Mar 6.7 Light breeze 12.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.7 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
May 6 Light breeze 11.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jul 5.9 Light breeze 11.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.5 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.7 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.8%
Feb 57.3%
Mar 49.4%
Apr 51%
May 51.7%
Jun 47.2%
Jul 43%
Aug 45.1%
Sep 51.6%
Oct 63.6%
Nov 68.3%
Dec 65.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Vallon-Pont-dArc?

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 Vallon-Pont-dArc, 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 Vallon-Pont-dArc 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 somewhat 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 Vallon-Pont-dArc Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 75.5°F (24.2°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Vallon-Pont-dArc, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.7°F (27.1°C) and 51°F (10.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 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 Vallon-Pont-dArc to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 57.3°F (14.1°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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