COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may impact your travel plans and the data on our site. Stay safe, and always check official travel advice before you book.

Best time to visit Brittany, France

Our verdict

The best time to visit Brittany is April-June

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Brittany such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, April-June is the best time of year to go.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 36℃ (96℉) in Brittany. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 3℃ (37℉) around January.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Brittany are usually in July, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. The wet season in Brittany usually falls during the months surrounding July each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

For more information about when to travel to Brittany, the monthly weather breakdown and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

March

Most daylight

July

Let someone else do the hard work.
Map pin icon
Where to?
Brittany

Brittany seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Brittany

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 Brittany 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.

Brittany 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 Brittany 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.

Jump to:

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Brittany in January

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brittany in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Brittany in February

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brittany in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Brittany in March

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 12 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brittany in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Brittany in April

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Brittany in May

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Brittany in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brittany in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brittany in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brittany in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Brittany in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brittany in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Brittany in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brittany in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.

Brittany in October

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Brittany in November

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brittany in November, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Brittany in December

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brittany in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Brittany is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Brittany is generally around March. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in March first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Brittany is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Brittany, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

Brittany map

Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com