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Climate in Rhone-Alpes
(France)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 6 measuring stations in Rhone-Alpes.
Weather stations at an altitude above 880m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Rhone-Alpes is one of the warmest region in France with an average daily high temperature of 17 degrees centigrade. 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. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

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Duration of daylight and sunshine in France


hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Rhone-Alpes
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Rhone-Alpes
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Rhone-Alpes
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Rhone-Alpes
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Rhone-Alpes
Map of Rhone-Alpes

Most important cities in the department »Rhone-Alpes«

The department has a west-east extension of about 220 km and over 230 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo-Position
Lyon513,27545°44'54"N4°50'48"E
Saint-Étienne171,05745°26'2"N4°23'24"E
Grenoble160,64945°10'0"N5°43'0"E
Villeurbanne148,66545°46'0"N4°52'60"E
Valence63,86444°55'60"N4°54'0"E
Chambéry61,64045°34'0"N5°55'60"E
Vénissieux57,58445°42'9"N4°52'17"E
Annecy49,23245°53'60"N6°7'0"E
Bourg-en-Bresse45,34046°12'21"N5°13'33"E
Caluire-et-Cuire42,76345°47'25"N4°50'28"E
Saint-Priest41,64145°41'46"N4°56'20"E
Roanne39,84046°1'60"N4°4'0"E
Saint-Chamond38,01445°28'25"N4°31'31"E
Bron37,82545°43'60"N4°55'0"E
Vaulx-en-Velin37,48945°46'54"N4°55'15"E
Montélimar35,63744°33'30"N4°45'3"E
Saint-Martin-d’Hères35,52845°9'55"N5°45'48"E
Romans-sur-Isère35,00245°2'47"N5°3'22"E
Échirolles33,08845°8'38"N5°43'44"E
Villefranche-sur-Saône32,99445°58'60"N4°43'0"E
Vienne32,29345°31'0"N4°52'0"E
Thonon-les-Bains31,68446°22'0"N6°28'60"E
Meyzieu28,92945°46'0"N5°0'0"E
Annemasse28,27546°11'40"N6°14'16"E
Rillieux-la-Pape28,07645°49'0"N4°54'0"E
Aix-les-Bains27,65145°41'0"N5°55'21"E
Oyonnax25,69746°15'33"N5°39'26"E
Oullins25,59245°43'4"N4°48'14"E
Bourgoin24,79045°34'60"N5°16'60"E
Décines-Charpieu24,67445°46'8"N4°58'22"E


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