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

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

When to go to Normandy, France

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

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

January

If you go to Normandy in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Normandy during February, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Normandy can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Normandy during May, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Normandy in June, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Normandy during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

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 (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Normandy during August, 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 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Normandy is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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