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Best time to visit Valensole, France

Our verdict

The best time to visit Valensole is October

Want to know when to travel to Valensole? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, October is the best time to go to Valensole. 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.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 31℃ (87℉) in Valensole. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as -6℃ (22℉) at night.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Valensole, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. 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 Valensole in November. Head over there in July instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

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

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

Valensole seasons

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

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 Valensole 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.

Valensole 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 Valensole 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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Valensole in January

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Valensole in February

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Valensole in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Valensole in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Valensole in May

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Valensole in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Valensole in June, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Valensole in July

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Valensole in August

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Valensole in September

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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

Valensole in October

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Valensole in November

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Valensole in December

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Valensole 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 Valensole 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 Valensole 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 Valensole 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 Valensole, 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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