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    Rennes weather and climate

    Brittany

    Rennes weather and climate

     

    Day

    13 °C

     

    Night

    4 °C

     

    Sea

    9 °C

     

    Precipitation

    54 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    10 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    81 %

     

    Day

    13 °C

     

    Night

    4 °C

     

    Sea

    9 °C

     

    Precipitation

    54 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    10 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    81 %

    Overview: Rennes
    Rennes (France) in general has a mild climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 9 °C (47 °F) in January to 24 °C (76 °F) in July. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 14 °C (57 °F), the lowest in February with 3 °C (37 °F). The driest month is August with just 8 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is December with 13 days of rain.

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    Last week's weather in Rennes

    The week of 19 February 2024 - 25 February 2024 had an average daily temperature of 12 °C (54 °F) and a minimum (nighttime) temperature of 5 °C (41 °F). The current temperatures are slightly above the long-term average for Rennes, with the daily and nighttime temperatures being 10 °C (50 °F) and 3 °C (37 °F), respectively. The average temperatures observed during different times of day (based on local time) were as below: 7am 7 °C (45 °F), 10am 9 °C (48 °F), 1pm 10 °C (50 °F), 4pm 10 °C (50 °F), 7pm 9 °C (48 °F), 10pm 7 °C (45 °F).

    During this week: 2 days without rain and 5 days with moderate rain were observed. The total precipitation for the week in Rennes was 50 mm (1.97 in), which is above the area's average of 12 mm (0.47 in). From dawn to dusk, there was an average of 81 % cloud coverage during the day. There was a meteorological observation of mist.

    The wind's speed averaged 4.4 m/s. The most common wind direction(s) were South-West and South. The air pressure was 984 hpa - 1036 hpa. The air in Rennes had an average humidity of 88 %.

    During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there were in average: 1 hour clear skies, 7.5 hours overcast skies and 3 hours rainy weather. Average time of sunrise was 08:02, average time of sunset was 18:38.

    Weather overview for Rennes

    Weather overview

    Rennes (France) in general has a mild climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 9 °C (47 °F) in January to 24 °C (76 °F) in July. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 14 °C (57 °F), the lowest in February with 3 °C (37 °F). The driest month is August with just 8 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is December with 13 days of rain.

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature is observable, its value is 9 °C (47 °F) in Rennes, while the night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 3 °C (37 °F). The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, while the rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value of 69 mm (2.73 in). The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed, the value of this measure is 4. The humidity is on its maximum, with its value being 89 %.

    February weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value of 10 °C (49 °F) in Rennes, while the night temperature reaches its minimum, its value is 3 °C (37 °F). The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 11 days, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, its value is 52 mm (2.04 in). The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, its value is 3 hours.

    March weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 13 °C (55 °F) in Rennes, while the night temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value being 4 °C (39 °F). The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 10 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, its value is 5 hours.

    April weather

    The night temperature continues to rise, with its value of 6 °C (42 °F) in Rennes, and the day temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, the value of this measure is 15 °C (59 °F). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 6 hours.

    May weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value of 19 °C (66 °F) in Rennes, and the night temperature continues to rise too, the value of this measure is 9 °C (48 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed in this month. The tourist season is at its beginning. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month.

    June weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in June in Rennes. The day temperature continues to rise, with its value of 22 °C (72 °F), and the rise of the night temperature can be observed as well. The number of rainy days starts to descent, the value of this measure is 9 days, while the minimum of the rainfall amount is observable, its value is 47 mm (1.85 in). The maximum of the day length is observable in this month.

    July weather

    The maximum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value of 24 °C (76 °F) in Rennes, and the maximum of the night temperature is observable too in July. There is pending tourist season, while the dry season slowly starts in July. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 8 days. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, with its value being 8 hours.

    August weather

    The tourist season continues in Rennes, and the dry season is taking place too. The minimum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value being 8 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent, its value is 7 hours.

    September weather

    There is pending tourist season this month in Rennes. The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, its value is 8 days. The night temperature starts to descent, with its value being 12 °C (53 °F), and the day temperature descent's start could be observed too in September. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 6 hours. The minimum of the wind speed can be noticed.

    October weather

    The number of rainy days continues to rise, the value of this measure is 11 days in Rennes, while the rainfall amount starts to rise, with its value of 80 mm (3.14 in). The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 17 °C (62 °F), and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, the value of this measure is 9 °C (48 °F). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, its value is 4 hours.

    November weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 12 °C (53 °F) in Rennes, and the night temperature continues to descent as well, the value of this measure is 6 °C (42 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value being 13 days, while the maximum of the rainfall amount is observable, the value of this measure is 81 mm (3.20 in). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, its value is 3 hours.

    December weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 9 °C (48 °F) in Rennes, and the night temperature continues to descent too, with its value being 4 °C (38 °F). The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, the value of this measure is 75 mm (2.95 in), while the maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, the value of this measure is 13 days. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, with its value being 2 hours. The minimum of the day length is observable, with its value being 8 hours.

    FAQs

    Is April part of the dry season in Rennes?

    No, April is not a dry month in Rennes, expect rain approximately 10 days in a month.

    Is May a good month to visit Rennes?

    There are good conditions for visiting in Rennes in May. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 19 °C (66 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 9 °C (48 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    How many rainy days can I expect in June in Rennes?

    There are 9 days, which are rainy in Rennes in June, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.0 days of the week, or in general - 29 % days. This is a decrease of 2 days compared to the last month. This is 17 % decrease of the indicator.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Rennes in July?

    The average daily temperature in Rennes in July is 24 °C (76 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. An increase of 2 °C (36 °F) compared to the previous month. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    Is there a wet season in August in Rennes?

    No, there is no wet season in August in Rennes - you can expect 8 days of rain during the month.

    What is the sea temperature in Rennes in September?

    In September in Rennes expect the sea to be warm at 18 °C (64 °F). At this sea temperature, swimming probably won't be the best experience. You probably won't like to stay in water for a long time. On the other hand, there are a minority of people who seek these conditions.

    How windy is Rennes in October?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in October in Rennes is 4.

    What is the night temperature in November in Rennes?

    The average night temperature in November in Rennes is 6 °C (42 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating. The value is lower by 3 °C (38 °F) than in the previous month.

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