Haute-Savoie, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Haute-Savoie, France? If you're planning to go to Haute-Savoie, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Haute-Savoie, France

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

Important essentials for Haute-Savoie, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Haute-Savoie, 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 great one.


  • 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 Haute-Savoie, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Haute-Savoie.

What to wear/what to pack for Haute-Savoie, France by month

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January

January in Haute-Savoie is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows regularly.

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March

March in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in Haute-Savoie can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

If you vacation in Haute-Savoie during May, you may notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in Haute-Savoie is a perfect temperature. 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).

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July

If you vacation in Haute-Savoie during July, you might see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Haute-Savoie during August, you will probably 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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September

Traveling to Haute-Savoie in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in Haute-Savoie is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

If you visit Haute-Savoie during November, you may find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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December

December in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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