Weather in Avignon

Best time to visit

Early summer is usually ideal, with clear skies and warm days lightly tempered by a pleasant breeze. Avoid July, though, unless you are attending the Avignon Festival, as the town is crowded and prices at their peak. Temperatures rise in August, sometimes uncomfortably. The weather becomes briefly turbulent in autumn, with some dramatic storms. Winter’s frequent fine days are often marred by a strong, cold north wind called the mistral.

Day

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Mon
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
1
°C
1.6mm
5
ssw
50%
1,005mb
Good
Tue
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
2
1
°C
9.9mm
8
s
59%
1,011mb
Good
Wed
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
4
°C
0.4mm
5
w
51%
1,016mb
Good
Thu
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
6
°C
0.3mm
5
nw
38%
1,015mb
Good
Fri
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
6
°C
5.4mm
13
wsw
68%
1,008mb
Good
Sat
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
2
°C
0mm
10
nw
45%
1,010mb
Good
Sun
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
2
°C
2.4mm
7
w
44%
1,009mb
Good
Mon
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
7
°C
7.7mm
11
wnw
49%
1,007mb
Moderate
Tue
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
1
9
°C
0.3mm
11
s
54%
1,010mb
Good
Wed
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
0
°C
0.4mm
12
s
56%
1,005mb
Good

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Mon
Fog
Fog
9
°C
1.2mm
1
se
97%
1,008mb
Poor
Tue
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
9
°C
1mm
1
ssw
98%
1,016mb
Moderate
Wed
Clear
Clear skies
1
0
°C
0.3mm
4
nne
85%
1,017mb
Good
Thu
Iso Rain Swrs Night
Light rain shower
1
2
°C
0.8mm
4
se
83%
1,011mb
Good
Fri
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
8
°C
0.8mm
6
wnw
84%
1,011mb
Good
Sat
Clear
Clear skies
8
°C
0.5mm
6
nnw
80%
1,011mb
Good
Sun
Iso Rain Swrs Night
Patchy light drizzle
9
°C
0.5mm
5
nw
90%
1,011mb
Moderate
Mon
Sunny
Sunny skies
8
°C
0mm
10
nnw
56%
1,013mb
Good
Tue
Sunny
Sunny skies
8
°C
0mm
12
nnw
53%
1,013mb
Good
Last updated at 08:05, Monday 21 April
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The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
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  • Excellent - more than 40km
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