The best times to visit Wissant for ideal weather are
May 28th 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.
Wissant Travel Guide
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Weather in Wissant
Average temperatures in Wissant vary somewhat. 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 Wissant, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 70.1°F (21.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.9°F (14.9°C) at night.
Wissant Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Wissant 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.
Wissant Perceived Temperature (F)
Wissant Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Wissant 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 Wissant are April, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.
When can you find snow in Wissant? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Wissant 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 Wissant.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Wissant (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
Wissant has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (68.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (78.9%).
Wind in Wissant is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 13 knots (14.9 MPH or 24 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early December where average top sustained speeds reach 21.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Wissant.
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||12.3||Significant breeze||17.8||Strong breeze|
|Feb||10.7||Gentle breeze||16.2||Significant breeze|
|Mar||10.6||Gentle breeze||16.4||Strong breeze|
|Apr||9.1||Gentle breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|May||10.1||Gentle breeze||15.4||Strong breeze|
|Jun||9.6||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Jul||10.2||Gentle breeze||15.7||Strong breeze|
|Aug||10||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Sep||9.8||Gentle breeze||14.9||Strong breeze|
|Oct||10.5||Gentle breeze||15.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||11.7||Significant breeze||17.9||Strong breeze|
|Dec||13||Significant breeze||18.9||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Wissant?
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 Wissant, France is July, followed by June 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 Wissant in March. 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 Wissant Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 63.1°F (17.3°C) and 47.2°F (8.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Wissant, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 66.5°F (19.2°C) and 47.9°F (8.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 11 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 Wissant to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.4°F (9.1°C) and 43.4°F (6.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.