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Chamonix-Mont-Blanc weather in April (Rhône-Alps, France)

What can you expect from the weather in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc during April? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In April, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc generally has low temperatures and high snow/rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 7°C, while night temperatures can drop to -3°C.

Precipitation

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in April usually receives high snow/rainfall, averaging around 121 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 19 days of snow/rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 180 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, April may not be the ideal month to visit Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. July and August typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Chamonix-Mont-Blanc climate page with graphs.

 

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, monthly averages in April

Min TemperatureMin Temperature -3°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 7°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 63%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 121 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 19 days  
SunshineSunshine 180 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in France in April

Find out more about the weather in France and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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