Climate in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Rhône-Alps), France

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.
* Data from nearest weather station: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (Rhône-Alps), France (0.0 KM).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

Average min and max temperatures in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France   Copyright © 2020

Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

Average monthly sunhours in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France   Copyright © 2020

Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Average precipitation (rain/snow) in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France   Copyright © 2020

Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average rainy days (rain/snow) in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France   Copyright © 2020

Where to stay in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

What is the best time of year to go to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in France

The climate in the valley of Chamonix is greatly influenced by the height and location of the valley. The higher one goes, the colder and wetter it becomes. At the highest point of the Mont Blanc all precipitation is snow and the average temperature is at least 20 degrees Celsius (68 ° Fahrenheit) lower than in Chamonix itself. From 2500 meters high, the area is snow-covered in winter. Above 3200 meters it snows in summer as well.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of June, July and August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • On average, the warmest month is July with 24°C (75°F).
  • On average, the coldest month is January with 3°C (19°F).
  • June is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
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