Le Havre, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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About your travel guide

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 Le Havre, France

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

Important essentials for Le Havre, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Le Havre, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Le Havre, France by month

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January

January here is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you vacation in Le Havre during February, you will probably notice 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). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

In March, Le Havre is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Le Havre, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Le Havre is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you go to Le Havre in May, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you vacation in Le Havre during June, you might notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Le Havre in July, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

Traveling to Le Havre in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Le Havre in September, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October for Le Havre is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Le Havre is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you visit Le Havre during December, you might see that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the majestic Saint-Joseph church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Malraux Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Le Havre, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Le Havre.

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