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

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

When to go to Briançon, France

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

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

January

January in Briançon can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket

February

February in Briançon can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

If you vacation in Briançon during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat

April

If you vacation in Briançon during April, you are likely to find that it is cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces

May

May in Briançon is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

June

June in Briançon is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

July

July for Briançon is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

August

August in Briançon is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

Traveling to Briançon in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

November for Briançon is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

December

December in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Briançon, 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 Briançon

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