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Best time to visit Champagne, France

Our verdict

The best time to visit Champagne is April-June

Champagne can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, April-June is the best time to go.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 28℃ (83℉) in Champagne. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 2℃ (36℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Champagne 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. 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 Champagne in November. Head over there in July instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Champagne, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

Champagne seasons

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

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 Champagne 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.

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

Champagne in January

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in February

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in March

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in May

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in July

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in August

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in September

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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

Champagne in October

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 13 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in November

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Champagne in December

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (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 Champagne 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 Champagne is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 26℃ (79℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Champagne 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 Champagne 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 Champagne, 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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