Cannes - Climate

Climate

Cannes has a Mediterranean climate and the city enjoys 12 hours of sunshine per day during summer (May to September), while in winter (December to February) the weather is mild. Both seasons see a relatively low rainfall and most rain occurs during October and November, when 110 mm falls.

Cannes summers are long and warm, with summer daytime temperatures regularly hitting 30 °C (86 °F), while average temperatures are about 25 °C (77 °F). Temperatures remain high from June to September, the busiest time of the year. Despite the hot daytime temperatures, a Mediterranean breeze keeps summer evenings comfortably cool.

Temperatures drop below 10 °C (50 °F) for only three months of the year (December to February). The spring and autumn are also warm, although more suited to those who prefer slightly cooler weather.

Climate data for Cannes
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 12.6
(54.7)
13.2
(55.8)
14.8
(58.6)
17.1
(62.8)
20.2
(68.4)
23.6
(74.5)
26.7
(80.1)
26.9
(80.4)
24.3
(75.7)
20.8
(69.4)
16.3
(61.3)
13.7
(56.7)
19.2
(66.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.9
(46.2)
8.6
(47.5)
10.1
(50.2)
12.5
(54.5)
15.8
(60.4)
19.3
(66.7)
22.1
(71.8)
22.2
(72.0)
19.7
(67.5)
16.1
(61.0)
11.6
(52.9)
8.8
(47.8)
14.6
(58.3)
Average low °C (°F) 3.2
(37.8)
4.0
(39.2)
5.5
(41.9)
8.0
(46.4)
11.4
(52.5)
14.9
(58.8)
17.4
(63.3)
17.4
(63.3)
15.1
(59.2)
11.4
(52.5)
7.0
(44.6)
4.0
(39.2)
9.9
(49.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 88.7
(3.492)
92.3
(3.634)
74.6
(2.937)
69.3
(2.728)
50.3
(1.98)
40.2
(1.583)
16.7
(0.657)
36.0
(1.417)
61.8
(2.433)
121.2
(4.772)
117.3
(4.618)
89.4
(3.52)
857.7
(33.768)
Source: infoclimat.fr

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