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

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

When to go to Rennes, France

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Rennes in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Rennes can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Rennes is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Rennes in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Rennes in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Rennes during June, 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 low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Rennes is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Rennes is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Rennes is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Rennes, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Rennes in October, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Rennes can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Rennes, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Rennes is cold. 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 Rennes, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rennes, 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 Rennes
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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