Saint-Étienne, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Saint-Étienne, France

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

What to wear/what to pack for Saint-Étienne, France by month

January

If you vacation in Saint-Étienne during January, you are likely to find that it can be brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Saint-Étienne is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Saint-Étienne is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Saint-Étienne is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Saint-Étienne during June, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 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
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

July

If you are traveling to Saint-Étienne in July, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

August

If you visit Saint-Étienne during August, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

September in Saint-Étienne is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

October

October here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Saint-Étienne can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Saint-Étienne in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Saint-Étienne, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Saint-Étienne, 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 Saint-Étienne
  • 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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