The Poitou-Charentes region is a beautiful place to visit all the year round, whether it's walking the country lanes admiring the spring flowers, basking in the summer sun, taking a late break in Autumn and enjoying the many colours of the trees or brisk walks in the winter sun.

This combined with the special micro climate here giving nearly 2500 yearly hours of sunshine making the Poitou-Charentes an all year round destination.

Below you will find some of the weather characteristics by month including average daytime temperatures.

Monthly Weather Characteristics

January/February - Often clear sunny days, cold, overnight frosts. Average temperature 10 centigrade

March - Starts wet, often becomes very pleasant sunny late March. Average temperature 12 centigrade

April/May - Usually nice, with some thunderstorms. Average temperature 18/20 centigrade

Jun - Usually nice and clear sunny days. Average temperature 22 centigrade

July - Often Hot with blue skys and full sunny days. Average temperature 25 centigrade

August - Generally very good sometimes variable, sometimes very hot. Average temperature 25 centigrade

September/October - Usually nice with occasional storms. Average temperature 22/18 centigrade

November/December - Damp, cool, some pleasant sunny days. Average temperature 14/10 centigrade