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

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

When to go to Lower Normandy, France

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

What to wear/what to pack for Lower Normandy, France by month

January

If you go to Lower Normandy in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Lower Normandy in February, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Lower Normandy is cold 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:

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

April

If you vacation in Lower Normandy during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Lower Normandy during May, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Lower Normandy during June, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Lower Normandy in August, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Lower Normandy during November, you are likely to find that it can be brisk 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 low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Lower Normandy is brisk 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 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Lower Normandy, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lower Normandy, 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 Lower Normandy
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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