Valence, where it's located

Valence is located in a transition zone between the Mediterranean world and the interior of France, and has a climate that can be defined as transitional Mediterranean, with quite cold winters and hot, sunny summers.
Valence is located in the south of France, in the Rhone valley, in the area where the Mistral begins to blow, the cold and dry north wind.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 3.9 °C (39 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 22.2 °C (72 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Valence - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)12461014161512952
Max (°C)791317212528282318117
Min (°F)343639435057615954484136
Max (°F)454855637077828273645245

Precipitation amounts to 870 millimeters (34.3 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 40 mm (1.6 in) in the driest month (February) to 115 mm (4.5 in) in the wettest (October). Here is the average precipitation.
Valence - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)50405085906050651101159060870
Prec.(in)21.623.33.52.422.64.34.53.52.434.3
Days877910756798890

On average, there are around 2,520 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Valence - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours446781011108643

Valence

Best Time


The best time to visit Valence is spring, from mid-April to mid-June. September is also a good month, but it is quite rainy. Summer, from mid-June to August, can be hot. Winter is generally mild, but it can sometimes get cold and it can rain.