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Best time to visit Aix-en-Provence, France

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The best time to visit Aix-en-Provence is May

If you’re looking to travel to Aix-en-Provence for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Aix-en-Provence is May due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

The very hottest temperatures in Aix-en-Provence get to around 32℃ (89℉) in the height of summer. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 3℃ (38℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Aix-en-Provence, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Aix-en-Provence in November – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Aix-en-Provence, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

Aix-en-Provence seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Aix-en-Provence as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Aix-en-Provence is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Aix-en-Provence

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Aix-en-Provence for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Aix-en-Provence climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Aix-en-Provence for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Aix-en-Provence in January

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Aix-en-Provence in February

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Aix-en-Provence in March

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Aix-en-Provence in April

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Aix-en-Provence in May

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Aix-en-Provence in June

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Aix-en-Provence in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Aix-en-Provence in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Aix-en-Provence in September

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Aix-en-Provence in October

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Aix-en-Provence in November

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Aix-en-Provence in December

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aix-en-Provence in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Aix-en-Provence is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Aix-en-Provence is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Aix-en-Provence is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Aix-en-Provence, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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