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

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

When to go to Charente, France

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

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

January

January in Charente is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Charente can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Charente is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Charente can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Charente in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Charente in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Charente during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Charente in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Charente is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Charente in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Charente during December, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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