Best Time To Visit Annecy, France

Best Time To Go To Annecy

Annecy experiences humid subarctic continental climate with pleasant summers and occasional rainfall. If you are visiting Annecy for the first time, make sure you learn about its climate chart before visiting the place.

Spring (March and April): With newly bloomed colorful flowers covering the Alps, Annecy becomes a perfect painted canvas. The moderate temperature and less ice on Alps, making hiking trails opens up in this season. If you come in this season, you will come across many tours operators organizing guided excursion around Lake Annecy and that too at reasonable price. Moreover, festival like Venetian Carnival also makes Annecy perfect for an off-season vacation.

Summer (May to September): This is probably the peak season of Annecy. The temperature in this season stays around 30degree Celsius, the days become longer. Hence, this makes easier for travelers to explore Annecy in a much better way. Activities like swimming, waterskiing, sailing and diving around Lake Annecy becomes a common feature of this season. Event like the International Animation Film Festival and the firework of Annual Lake Festival attracts more crowd in this season. Hence, there is very little chance to crack a reasonable deal while booking for hotels.

Autumn (October and November): The early Autumn period remains warmer as compare to the latter period. The famous festival of October – Return From The Alpine Pastures Festival is also held in this season. If you are visiting Annecy in this off-season, you will come across many events while walking down the lanes. For instance, procession my folk musician, stalls selling crafts and local produce are some of the common feature of this event.

Winter (December to February): Winter in this French city means snowcapped Alpine peaks and enjoying activities like skiing and snowboarding. Though the temperature remains extremely cold but tourists who come for family vacation do come in this season as well.

Hence, among all these seasons Spring and Autumn are the best time to visit Annecy. The hotel deals come at a much lower price and many popular festivals and events can be enjoyed in this season. As an alternate option winter can also be considered. But if crowd doesn’t bother you much, then the obvious option is summer. 

Climate in Annecy

Know weather for your travel dates:

22-May-2018
Today 22 May

64

53

Rain until evening.

Wind:0.61 m/s

Humidity:81%

Precipitation:0.8%

  • Wed 23 May
    75 | 53

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 24 May
    84 | 55

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Fri 25 May
    87 | 55

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 26 May
    82 | 56

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 27 May
    75 | 60

    Rain overnight.

  • Mon 28 May
    75 | 56

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Annecy

Average Temperature in Annecy by month

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  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 30℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

Feb

Average temperature: 42℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Mar

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Apr

Average temperature: 49℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

May

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jun

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jul

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Aug

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Sep

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Oct

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Nov

Average temperature: 41℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Dec

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 48℉

Highest temperature in Annecy is recorded as 91.4℉ in August.

Lowest temperature in Annecy is recorded as 19.4℉ in January.

Average Rain in Annecy by Month (in mm)

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  • 60
  • 40
  • 20 0
Jan

Average Rain: 21.08 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 162.58 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 48.11 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 397.95 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 48.1 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 456.77 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 21.88 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 322.05 mm

May

Average Rain: 72.82 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 421.17 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 67.35 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 382.46 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 44.5 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 328.27 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 59.24 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 874.84 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 40.52 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 261.7 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 21.13 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 190.44 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 43.77 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 365.39 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 0.3 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 4.63 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Annecy is 874.84 mm in August.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Annecy is December.

Average Humidity in Annecy by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Feb

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Mar

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Apr

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

May

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Jun

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Jul

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Aug

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Sep

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Oct

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Nov

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Dec

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Most humid month in Annecy is December.

Least humid month in Annecy is April.

Best time to visit Annecy Attractions in May

  • Best time to visit Lake Annecy in Annecy
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Gorges Du Fier in Annecy
    • Everyday : 04:30 PM to 06:15 PM
  • Best time to visit La Vieille Ville in Annecy
    • Everyday : 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Palais Disle in Annecy
    • Tuesday : Closed
    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM