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Best time to visit Burgundy, France

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The best time to visit Burgundy is May-June

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Burgundy? Look no further! May-June is the best time to go to Burgundy due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 27℃ (81℉) in Burgundy. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of -0℃ (32℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Burgundy, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Burgundy in June. Head over there in September instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Burgundy, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

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Burgundy seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Burgundy as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Burgundy 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 Burgundy

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 Burgundy 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.

Burgundy 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 Burgundy 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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Burgundy in January

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average low temperature: -0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Burgundy in February

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Burgundy in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Burgundy in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Burgundy in May

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Burgundy in June

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Burgundy in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Burgundy 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.


Burgundy in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Burgundy 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.


Burgundy in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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

Burgundy in October

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Burgundy in November

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Burgundy in December

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Burgundy 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 Burgundy is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 25℃ (76℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Burgundy is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Burgundy is generally around June, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of June too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Burgundy, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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