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Best time to visit Cannes, France

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The best time to visit Cannes is June

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Cannes? Look no further! June is the best time to go to Cannes 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 summer, the average maximum temperature is around 27℃ (81℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 29℃ (84℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 3℃ (37℉) at night.

The days are longest in Cannes in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Cannes usually falls during the months surrounding November 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.

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

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

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Cannes seasons

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

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 Cannes 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.

Cannes 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 Cannes 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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JUL
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Cannes in January

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 9 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Cannes in February

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Cannes in March

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 11 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Cannes in April

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Cannes in May

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannes in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Cannes in June

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 8 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Cannes in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 7 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannes in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Cannes in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 4 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cannes in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Cannes in September

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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

Cannes in October

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Cannes in November

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 117mm (5") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Cannes in December

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Cannes is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (81℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Cannes is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Cannes 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 Cannes, 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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