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Best time to visit Etretat, France

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The best time to visit Etretat is June-July

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Etretat? Look no further! June-July is the best time to go to Etretat 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.

The very hottest temperatures in Etretat get to around 20℃ (69℉) in the height of summer. The weather at night in the winter, which is around February-time, can get down to a minimum of 3℃ (37℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Etretat, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. On average it rains the most days in December, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Etretat, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

July

Etretat seasons

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

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 Etretat 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.

Etretat 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 Etretat 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

Etretat in January

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 18 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Etretat in February

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Etretat in March

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") 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 Etretat in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Etretat in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Etretat in May

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Etretat in June

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Etretat in July

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Etretat in August

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Etretat in September

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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

Etretat in October

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 18 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Etretat in November

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Etretat in December

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 19 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Etretat is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 19℃ (67℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Etretat is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Etretat is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Etretat, 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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