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Best time to visit Colmar, France

Our verdict

The best time to visit Colmar is April

Want to know when to travel to Colmar? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, April is the best time to go to Colmar. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

The warmest month of the year in Colmar is July, where the average temperature gets to around 24℃ (75℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 27℃ (81℉) on the hottest days in summer. The average low temperatures in winter float around -1℃ (30℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about -6℃ (22℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Colmar 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. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Colmar in July – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Colmar, 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

September

Most daylight

July

Colmar seasons

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

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 Colmar 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.

Colmar 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 Colmar 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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Colmar in January

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in February

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in March

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in May

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in June

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 15 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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

Colmar in October

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in November

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Colmar in December

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Colmar 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 Colmar is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 24℃ (75℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Colmar 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 Colmar 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 Colmar, 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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