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Best time to visit Corsica, France

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The best time to visit Corsica is May-June

If you’re looking to travel to Corsica for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Corsica is May-June due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Corsica can rise to a maximum of 31℃ (88℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 4℃ (39℉) around February.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Corsica 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 Corsica usually falls during the months surrounding October 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 Corsica, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

Corsica seasons

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

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 Corsica 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.

Corsica 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 Corsica 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

Corsica in January

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 9 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Corsica in February

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (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 Corsica in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Corsica in March

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Corsica in April

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Corsica in May

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Corsica in June

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Corsica in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Corsica in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Corsica in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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

Corsica in October

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Corsica in November

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Corsica in December

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Corsica is usually August, 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 Corsica 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 Corsica is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Corsica, 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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