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

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Traveling to Megève, France? If you're planning to go to Megève, I've got 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 Megève, France

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

Important essentials for Megève, France

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Megève is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb 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 Megève, France

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

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

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January

If you go to Megève in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day.

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February

February in this region can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost almost every day of the month. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Megève in March, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day.

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April

Traveling to Megève in April, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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May

In May, Megève is very cold. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Megève, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost most days.

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June

June here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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July

July can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you are traveling to Megève in August, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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September

September for Megève is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

In October, Megève is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Megève, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about half of the time.

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November

November in Megève is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with more than half days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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December

If you are traveling to Megève in December, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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