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Best time to visit St Tropez

The best time to visit St Tropez is during May, June and September when the weather is still warm, around 26°C (79°F).

During these months you can avoid the crowds, traffic jams, high prices and heat of July and August, when temperatures average 27°C (81°F) but can often soar to 35°C (95°F).


St Tropez weather

St Tropez enjoys warm summers and mild winters.

Summer, from June to September, enjoys clear sunny days with an average high of 27°C (81°F) made pleasant by cooling sea breezes.

St Tropez sees an average high of 24°C (75°F) in June, 28°C (82°F) in July and August before dropping to 24°C (75°F) in September. However, summer temperatures can soar beyond 35°C (95°F).

Seawater temperature peaks at 23°C (73°F) in August.

Autumn sees an average high temperature of 21°C (70°F) in October and 17°C (63°F) in November. Autumn receives the most rainfall of the year.

Winter, from December to February, is generally mild with an average high of around 13°C (55°F) and an average night time low of 6°C (43°F). Rainfall is minimal.

Spring, from March to May, sees a high of 15°C (59°F) in March, 18°C (64°F) in April and 21°C (70°F) in May.


Seasons

High season: Typically, peak season in France revolves around school holidays – Christmas and New Year, mid-February to mid-March, Easter, July and August. Expect high hotel prices, packed beaches and traffic-clogged roads.

Low season: Winter, spring and autumn offer the best deals and reasonable weather despite the occasional rain showers. For many people this is the best time to visit St Tropez when the resort is at its most genuine.


St Tropez – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 9 9 11 14 17 20 23 23 20 17 13 10
Ave High Temp (°C) 12 13 15 18 21 24 28 27 24 21 17 14
Ave Low Temp (°C) 4 5 7 9 13 16 19 19 16 13 9 6
Sunshine (Hrs daily) 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 10 8 7 5 5
Daylight (Hrs daily) 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Comfort Level Cold, no heat & humidity Cold, no heat & humidity No heat & humidity No heat & humidity No heat & humidity Low heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Low heat & humidity icon No heat & humidity No heat & humidity Cold, no heat & humidity
UV Index 1 2 4 5 7 8 8 7 5 3 2 1
Days with some Rain 11 10 10 11 10 6 2 5 6 11 11 12
Ave Rainfall (mm) 80 80 70 55 50 38 10 40 65 100 105 85
Sea Temp (°C) 13 13 13 14 16 19 22 23 21 19 16 14
(St Tropez, France) J F M A M J J A S O N D

Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from Météo-France – the French national meteorological service.


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Latest update: Best time to visit St Tropez: 14 December, 2019


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