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    South central France

    Saint-Étienne weather and climate

    South central France

    Saint-Étienne weather and climate

     

    Day

    8 °C

     

    Night

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    37 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    4 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

     

    Day

    8 °C

     

    Night

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    37 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    4 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

    Overview: Saint-Étienne
    Saint-Étienne, located in France, generally enjoys a temperate climate characterized by moderate temperatures. The average daytime temperature varies from a cool 6 °C (43 °F) in January to a balmy 27 °C (80 °F) in July. The warmest nocturnal temperatures typically occur in July, peaking at 15 °C (58 °F), whereas January nights can dip to a chilly -1 °C (31 °F). July emerges as the driest month with only 8 days of precipitation, while May stands out as the month experiencing the greatest frequency of rainy days, numbering 12 days.

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    Weather overview for Saint-Étienne

    Weather overview

    Saint-Étienne, located in France, generally enjoys a temperate climate characterized by moderate temperatures. The average daytime temperature varies from a cool 6 °C (43 °F) in January to a balmy 27 °C (80 °F) in July. The warmest nocturnal temperatures typically occur in July, peaking at 15 °C (58 °F), whereas January nights can dip to a chilly -1 °C (31 °F). July emerges as the driest month with only 8 days of precipitation, while May stands out as the month experiencing the greatest frequency of rainy days, numbering 12 days.

    January weather

    During January in Saint-Étienne, both the day and night temperatures reach their annual lows at approximations of 6 °C (43 °F) and -1 °C (31 °F) respectively. Simultaneously, humidity peaks in this month.

    February weather

    February in Saint-Étienne marks the onset of rising day temperatures. It's notable for the initial decline in the number of rainy days, down to 8 days, and the lowest recorded rainfall, totalling 37 mm (1.47 in). The month also heralds the gradual increase in sunlight hours.

    March weather

    The upward trend in day temperatures continues through March in Saint-Étienne, now reaching an average of 12 °C (54 °F). At the same time, the night temperature begins its ascent, averaging 2 °C (36 °F). The amount of rainfall sees an uptick, resting at 46 mm (1.80 in). March witnesses a continuation in the growth of sunny hours, alongside a peak in wind speeds.

    April weather

    As spring progresses into April, Saint-Étienne experiences a climb in the number of rainy days to 11 days, in parallel with an escalating rainfall figure of 72 mm (2.83 in). A continued increase in both day and night temperatures can be observed, accompanied by a rise in sunny hours, now averaging 6 hours.

    May weather

    With the onset of the tourist season in May, Saint-Étienne witnesses further warming, with day and night temperatures climbing to averages of 20 °C (67 °F) and 9 °C (47 °F) respectively. The highest rainfall and most numerous rainy days of the year are observed this month, with values of 89 mm (3.49 in) and 12 days. A steady increase in hours of clear sky is also noted.

    June weather

    The pleasant conditions of the ongoing tourist season in June feature a noticeable rise in day temperatures, averaging 24 °C (74 °F), while the night temperature also increases, reaching an average of 12 °C (53 °F). The trend of lesser rainy days begins, with the count dropping to 10 days, as rainfall volume slightly decreases. The length of daylight reaches its zenith during this month.

    July weather

    Tourism thrives in Saint-Étienne during July, a time marked by minimal rainfall across only 8 days. The pinnacle of nocturnal temperature is met this month, averaging 15 °C (58 °F), while daylight temperatures also peak at an average of 27 °C (80 °F). Humidity is at its lowest, and the quantity of sunny hours achieves its maximum for the year.

    August weather

    As August sees the close of the peak tourist season, Saint-Étienne witnesses the commencement of a decrease in both day and night temperatures, now at averages of 26 °C (79 °F) and 14 °C (57 °F) respectively. A decline in sunny hours starts as well, with the minimum in wind speed for the year being notable. Rainfall amounts begin to ascend.

    September weather

    The ongoing tourist season in September is accompanied by a continued downward trend in day and night temperatures, now averaging 22 °C (71 °F) and 11 °C (52 °F) respectively. Rainfall amasses similarly to the preceding month, with a decrease in the duration of sun exposure.

    October weather

    October's cooler climate is evidenced by the dropping day and night temperatures, which register averages of 16 °C (62 °F) and 8 °C (46 °F). The start of an increase in rainy days is perceptible, with the continuation of diminishing sunny hours.

    November weather

    As November arrives, day temperatures in Saint-Étienne decrease to an average of 10 °C (50 °F), while the trend for night temperature declines continues. The fall in rainfall is also noticeable, yet the number of rainy days rises slightly compared to the previous month.

    December weather

    December ushers in further drops in day temperatures to an average of 7 °C (44 °F) and night temperatures to 1 °C (33 °F). A continuous decrease in rainfall can be seen, kicking off the start of fewer rainy days. The minimum of sunny hours and the shortest day length of the year are also notable during this month.

    FAQs

    What is the lowest daytime temperature in Saint-Étienne during January?

    In January, Saint-Étienne experiences its lowest daytime temperature averaging around 6 °C (43 °F).

    How does the rainfall in February in Saint-Étienne compare to other months?

    February in Saint-Étienne stands out with the least amount of rainfall, accruing only 37 mm (1.47 in) throughout the month.

    What are the average day and night temperatures in Saint-Étienne during March?

    March sees average day temperatures of 12 °C (54 °F) while the night temperatures average around 2 °C (36 °F).

    What's typical regarding the period of sunshine per day in Saint-Étienne throughout April?

    You can expect an average of 6 hours of sunshine each day in April.

    During May, how much does Saint-Étienne's temperature increase compared to April?

    The rise from April to May in daytime temperatures averages approximately 5 °C (41 °F).

    Is June typically considered a rainy month in Saint-Étienne?

    Not particularly, June is characterized by fewer rainy days, typically around 10 days for the entire month.

    What kind of humidity levels can be expected in Saint-Étienne during July?

    July in Saint-Étienne is relatively less humid, with humidity levels dropping to an average of 63 %.

    Is there a significant shift in Saint-Étienne's climate as August ends?

    Definitely, August signals the start of a decline in temperatures and sunny hours, although conditions remain rather temperate.

    How many hours of sunlight does Saint-Étienne typically receive in September?

    In September, you can expect to see sunlight for an average of 7 hours per day.

    What is the trend for rainfall during October in Saint-Étienne?

    October marks the beginning of rising precipitation, with rainy days increasing to an average of 10 days.

    What kind of temperature drop occurs in Saint-Étienne during November?

    November witnesses a decline in both day and night temperatures, a sign that winter is approaching.

    Does Saint-Étienne get colder towards the end of the year?

    Indeed, with December bringing lower temperatures and reduced sunny hours, Saint-Étienne cools down significantly.

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