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

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

When to go to Lorient, France

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

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

January

In January, Lorient is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Lorient, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Lorient is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Lorient can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Lorient can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Lorient during May, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Lorient in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Lorient during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% 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:

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

August

August in Lorient is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Lorient in September, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Lorient is pretty cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Lorient during December, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lorient, 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 Lorient
  • Appropriate museum wear

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