Hautes-Alpes, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Hautes-Alpes, France

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

What to wear/what to pack for Hautes-Alpes, France by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Hautes-Alpes in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Hautes-Alpes is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Hautes-Alpes is mild. 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:

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

June

June here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Hautes-Alpes during July, you are likely to find that it is hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Hautes-Alpes during August, you are likely to find that it is hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Hautes-Alpes during September, you are likely to find that it is mild.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Hautes-Alpes can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Hautes-Alpes can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hautes-Alpes, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hautes-Alpes, 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 Hautes-Alpes

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