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

Traveling to Rouen, France? If you're planning to go to Rouen, this article contains 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 Rouen, France

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

Important essentials for Rouen, France

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Rouen is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). 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:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

February

February in Rouen can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). 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:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

March

March here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

April

April in Rouen can be chilly. 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). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

May

May in Rouen is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

June

June in Rouen is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

July

July in Rouen is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

August

If you visit Rouen during August, you are likely to see that it is warm. 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). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

September

September in Rouen is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

October

October in Rouen is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

November

November in Rouen is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). 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:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to check out the heavenly Rouen Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

Activities for Rouen, France

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

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