Climate in Bourgogne

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this site result from the collected data from three measuring weather stations in Bourgogne.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening during a year. Due to the warmer temperatures, the best time for traveling is from June to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Sunshine hours per day
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 9 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the department of Bourgogne. In December, the sun shines the least.
Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 12 rain days, December offers the most rain days, while September has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.5 mm, the least amount of rain falls in February. May, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Bourgogne

Most important cities in the department »Bourgogne«

The department has a west-east extension of about 190 km and over 220 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Dijon155,11447° 19' 0"N5° 1' 0"E
Chalon-sur-Saône47,25146° 46' 60"N4° 50' 60"E
Nevers43,98846° 59' 22"N3° 9' 32"E
Auxerre41,51647° 47' 60"N3° 34' 0"E
Mâcon35,48446° 17' 60"N4° 49' 60"E
Saint-Leu29,27846° 43' 50"N4° 30' 3"E
Sens28,70048° 12' 0"N3° 16' 60"E
Le Creusot25,59046° 48' 26"N4° 24' 59"E
Beaune24,16247° 1' 60"N4° 49' 60"E
Montceau-les-Mines20,22146° 40' 0"N4° 22' 0"E
Autun18,28346° 57' 0"N4° 17' 60"E
Chenôve15,79147° 17' 36"N5° 0' 16"E
Talant12,08247° 20' 13"N5° 0' 32"E
Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire11,61347° 24' 40"N2° 55' 31"E
Joigny11,52747° 58' 58"N3° 24' 3"E
Chevigny-Saint-Sauveur10,62047° 17' 57"N5° 8' 1"E
Varennes-Vauzelles10,46447° 1' 0"N3° 8' 25"E
Quetigny10,37247° 19' 0"N5° 7' 0"E
Paray-le-Monial9,84046° 27' 16"N4° 6' 57"E
Saint-Vallier9,67046° 38' 28"N4° 22' 16"E
Longvic9,52747° 17' 15"N5° 3' 48"E
Fontaine-lès-Dijon9,23447° 20' 33"N5° 1' 12"E
Digoin8,94146° 28' 52"N3° 58' 46"E
Avallon8,74047° 28' 60"N3° 53' 60"E
Migennes8,63747° 57' 56"N3° 31' 4"E
Gueugnon8,48646° 36' 13"N4° 3' 46"E
Auxonne7,95847° 11' 33"N5° 23' 14"E
Blanzy7,31246° 42' 0"N4° 23' 18"E
Charnay-lès-Mâcon7,01946° 18' 27"N4° 47' 5"E
Châtillon-sur-Seine6,93947° 51' 31"N4° 34' 26"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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