Auxerre, where it's located

The climate of Auxerre is temperate and influenced by the Atlantic Ocean: it is quite cold but not freezing in winter and pleasantly warm in summer. However, it has some continental characteristics too, so it can sometimes get very cold in winter and hot in summer.
The city is located in north-central France, in Burgundy, south-east of Paris.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 3.6 °C (38 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 20.3 °C (68 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Auxerre - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)1135912141411842
Max (°C)681216202326262217107
Min (°F)343437414854575752463936
Max (°F)434654616873797972635045

Precipitation amounts to 705 millimeters (27.8 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 50 mm (2 in) in the driest months (February, March) to 70 mm (2.8 in) in the wettest ones (May, October). Here is the average precipitation.
Auxerre - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)555050557060556060706060705
Prec.(in)2.2222.22.82.42.22.42.42.82.42.427.8
Days111011101110888101112119

On average, there are around 1,770 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Auxerre - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours234667876422

Auxerre

Best Time


The best time to visit Auxerre runs from mid-May to mid-September, since it is the warmest and sunniest period of the year. Sometimes, it can be hot in July and August, while in other circumstances, nights can be cool or even a little cold even in these months, so it can be useful to bring a sweatshirt or sweater and a light jacket for the evening.