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    Alsace

    Colmar weather and climate

    Alsace

    Colmar weather and climate

     

    Day

    6 °C

     

    Night

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    33 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    10 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    83 %

     

    Day

    6 °C

     

    Night

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    33 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    10 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    83 %

    Overview: Colmar
    The town of Colmar in France is characterized by its relatively gentle climate. Throughout the year, day temperatures can range from a cool 4 °C (40 °F) deg in the chill of January, warming to a comfortable 26 °C (79 °F) deg during the balmy month of July. On the spectrum of precipitation, September emerges as the driest month with a scant 9 days days of rainfall, contrasting with May which typically records the most frequent rains at 13 days days. Night-time temperatures fluctuate from a brisk 0 °C (31 °F) deg in January to a more temperate 15 °C (58 °F) deg in July.

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    Weather overview for Colmar

    Weather overview

    The town of Colmar in France is characterized by its relatively gentle climate. Throughout the year, day temperatures can range from a cool 4 °C (40 °F) deg in the chill of January, warming to a comfortable 26 °C (79 °F) deg during the balmy month of July. On the spectrum of precipitation, September emerges as the driest month with a scant 9 days days of rainfall, contrasting with May which typically records the most frequent rains at 13 days days. Night-time temperatures fluctuate from a brisk 0 °C (31 °F) deg in January to a more temperate 15 °C (58 °F) deg in July.

    January weather

    A notable minimum in daytime temperature is experienced in January in Colmar, paired with a distinct drop in nightlife temperatures. The decline in rainy days begins in this month, marked by 37 mm (1.46 in) of precipitation. The period also witnesses maximum humidity levels at 89 %.

    February weather

    February in Colmar is characterized by a continuing reduction in rainy days, with an average of 10 days days and a notable drop in rainfall volume. Daytime temperatures begin to ascend, heralding the approach of spring, as reflected in an increase in sun hours to 3 hours.

    March weather

    March sees the commencement of warmer nights, as temperatures increase to an average of 3 °C (37 °F) deg. The daytime warmth escalates to 12 °C (53 °F) deg, while sunshine duration extends to 4 hours. Maximum wind speeds are also observed this month, averaging 3 m/s.

    April weather

    The ascent of rainy days is noticeable by April in Colmar, averaging 11 days days. The continuation of rising day and night temperatures is recorded, with 16 °C (60 °F) and 5 °C (42 °F) respectively. The prolonged sun hours average 5 hours, juxtaposed with minimal humidity at 68 %.

    May weather

    May in Colmar signals the onset of the tourist season, coupled with an upward trend in both day and night temperatures, which are 20 °C (68 °F) and 10 °C (49 °F) deg respectively. The peak of rainy days arrives, tallying at 13 days, and the zenith of rainfall volume is also observed with 70 mm (2.76 in). Sun hours continue to ascend, reaching 6 hours.

    June weather

    June nears the high point of tourism in Colmar, with day temperatures rising analogously to previous months at 24 °C (74 °F) deg, while the nocturnal temperatures also rise to 13 °C (55 °F) deg. A slight decrease in rainy days to 12 days is observed, as is an initial drop in rainfall volume at 59 mm (2.33 in). The increment in sunny hours progresses, logged at 7 hours.

    July weather

    July marks the summit of day temperatures at 26 °C (79 °F) deg and nighttime warmth at 15 °C (58 °F) deg in Colmar. The descending pattern in rainy days is perceptible, recorded at 11 days. The sunshine hours reach their peak value at 8 hours.

    August weather

    August continues to be a popular tourist time in Colmar, with the initial decline in day temperatures to 25 °C (78 °F) deg and a consequential decrease in night temperatures. The first sign of reduced rainfall is detected, aligning with 57 mm (2.25 in). A dip in wind speed to a yearly low is also observed, alongside a decreasing trend in sunny hours at 7 hours.

    September weather

    September in Colmar signals a waning tourist season, with day temperatures following a downward trajectory to 21 °C (69 °F) deg, as do night temperatures at 11 °C (51 °F) deg. The lowest count in rainy days comes into effect, while the solar incidence continues to wane at 6 hours.

    October weather

    The inception of increased rainy days is palpable by October in Colmar, averaging 10 days days. The cooldown in day temperatures is apparent, with its measure at 15 °C (60 °F) deg, and the continuing decline in nighttime temperatures hits 7 °C (45 °F) deg. The decrease in sunny hours becomes evident at 3 hours.

    November weather

    Colmar witnesses a continued fall in temperatures during November, with daytime lows reaching 9 °C (48 °F) deg and night temperatures descending to 3 °C (37 °F) deg. A reduced frequency of rainy days is detected, shaping at 10 days, while the amount of rainfall commences its downswing at 41 mm (1.63 in). The solar presence further contracts to 2 hours.

    December weather

    An upward trend in rainy days initiates in December in Colmar, with an average of 11 days days. The temperature drop in daytime highs is noted at 6 °C (42 °F) deg, while the nocturnal temperatures continue to skid to 0 °C (33 °F) deg. The minimal sunny hours reach their nadir at 1 hour, coupled with the shortest days of the year.

    FAQs

    What's the average minimum night temperature in Colmar in January?

    The average minimum night temperature in January in Colmar hovers around 0 °C (31 °F) deg.

    How does the average amount of rainfall in February compare to other months in Colmar?

    In comparison to other months, February sees a reduced rainfall amount, with an average of 33 mm (1.28 in) mm.

    Is March considered a windy month in Colmar?

    Yes, March in Colmar is characterized by the year's peak wind speeds, averaging 3 m/s.

    What are the expected sun hours in Colmar during April?

    April promises an average of 5 hours hours of sunshine per day in Colmar.

    During the tourist season in May, what's the typical number of sunshine hours in Colmar?

    Tourists can look forward to an average of 6 hours hours of sunshine each day in May in Colmar.

    How do nighttime temperatures in June affect outdoor dining in Colmar?

    In June, with night temperatures averaging 13 °C (55 °F) deg, it may be more comfortable to enjoy outdoor dining with an added layer for warmth.

    What are the peak daytime temperatures like in Colmar during July?

    July in Colmar showcases the zenith of daytime heat, averaging 26 °C (79 °F) deg.

    How much does the average wind speed in Colmar decrease in August?

    August sees a minor reduction in average wind speed, descending to 2 m/s in Colmar.

    Can visitors expect less rain in September during the tail end of tourist season in Colmar?

    Yes, with September bringing the fewest average number of rainy days at 9 days, visitors can generally anticipate drier conditions in Colmar.

    What's the change in sunny hours as Colmar transitions into October?

    October's sunlit duration diminishes, offering an average of 3 hours hours of sunshine per day in Colmar.

    In November, how do the shorter sun hours in Colmar affect the daylight?

    The curtailed sun hours of 2 hours in November contribute to briefer periods of daylight in Colmar.

    How do December's growing number of rainy days reflect on Colmar's climate?

    December's increased average of 11 days rainy days illustrates the progression towards wetter conditions typical at the year-end in Colmar.

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