Rennes, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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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

January in Rennes is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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February

If you visit Rennes during February, you will probably find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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March

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

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April

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

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May

Traveling to Rennes in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June for Rennes is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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July

In July, Rennes is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

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

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August

August in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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September

Traveling to Rennes in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

In October, Rennes is cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range.

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

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November

If you vacation in Rennes during November, you are likely to see that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

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

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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 adapter that supports outlet types C and E. This one should be sufficient for most places, but check with your hotel.
  • A SIM card that works in Rennes. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some locations you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone
  • 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
  • Emergency water purifier

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