Aix-en-Provence, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Aix-en-Provence, France? If you're planning to go to Aix-en-Provence, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Aix-en-Provence, France

Based on the climate and weather in Aix-en-Provence, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Aix-en-Provence, France by month

January

In January, Aix-en-Provence can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Aix-en-Provence, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is very windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

February

If you go to Aix-en-Provence in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat

March

If you visit Aix-en-Provence during March, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

April

In April, Aix-en-Provence is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Aix-en-Provence, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%. Additionally, it is very windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks

May

If you go to Aix-en-Provence in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

June

If you go to Aix-en-Provence in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

July

If you vacation in Aix-en-Provence during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

August

August in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses

September

September for Aix-en-Provence is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

October

Traveling to Aix-en-Provence in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage

November

November in Aix-en-Provence can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear

December

December in Aix-en-Provence can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Aix-en-Provence, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Aix-en-Provence, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Aix-en-Provence
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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