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

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

When to go to Dijon, France

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

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

January

If you go to Dijon in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Dijon during February, 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 low 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Dijon during March, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Dijon is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Dijon is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Dijon is a perfect temperature. 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:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses

August

If you visit Dijon during August, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

If you go to Dijon in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Dijon in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Dijon is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Dijon is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dijon, 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 Dijon
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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