Auvergne, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Auvergne, France

Based on the climate and weather in Auvergne, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Auvergne, France by month

January

If you are traveling to Auvergne in January, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Auvergne during February, you are likely to find that it is brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Auvergne can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Auvergne in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Auvergne during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Auvergne is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Auvergne is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Auvergne is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Auvergne during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Auvergne is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Auvergne in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Auvergne can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Auvergne, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Auvergne, 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 Auvergne
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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