Boulogne-sur-Mer, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Boulogne-sur-Mer, France? If you're planning to go to Boulogne-sur-Mer, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Boulogne-sur-Mer, France

Based on the climate and weather in Boulogne-sur-Mer, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Boulogne-sur-Mer, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Boulogne-sur-Mer, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Boulogne-sur-Mer, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Boulogne-sur-Mer.

If you are going to visit the heavenly The Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Boulogne-sur-Mer.

What to wear/what to pack for Boulogne-sur-Mer, France by month

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January

January in Boulogne-sur-Mer is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

In February, Boulogne-sur-Mer is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Boulogne-sur-Mer, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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March

In March, Boulogne-sur-Mer can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Boulogne-sur-Mer, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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April

April is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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May

May in Boulogne-sur-Mer can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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June

If you vacation in Boulogne-sur-Mer during June, you are likely to notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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July

July in Boulogne-sur-Mer is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Boulogne-sur-Mer in August, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

In September, Boulogne-sur-Mer can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Boulogne-sur-Mer, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is windy.

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October

October in Boulogne-sur-Mer is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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November

November in Boulogne-sur-Mer is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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December

In December, Boulogne-sur-Mer can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Boulogne-sur-Mer, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

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