Seasons in Monaco

Monaco is a small country with a typical Mediterranean climate. Alpine mountains also have a huge influence on weather of the country. Due to this mountains cold north winds are not able to pass in here. It is almost the same warm and soft weather in Monaco in different areas during all the year.

Never the less, there is some weather changes here. It is almost 76°F at summers and 46°F at winters. Air at summer is hot and dry at winters it’s still warm here.


Weather and Climate

Spring in Monaco

Spring is the cloudiest period of the year but it is still full of sunny days. Rains fall often but not very. Mostly it is sunny days at springs here with warm and comfortable temperatures.  

The climate of the spring months

(Monaco)

March
Max average t°: +14 °C (58 °F)
Min average t°: +6 °C (44 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 5 days
Precipitation: 67 mm (2,6")
April
Max average t°: +17 °C (63 °F)
Min average t°: +9 °C (48 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days:3 days
Precipitation: 63 mm (2.5")
May
Max average t°: +20 °C (69 °F)
Min average t°: +12 °C (54 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 55 mm (2,1")

Spring holidays

Mar 20 March equinox  (Season)
Mar 25 Daylight Saving Time starts (Clock change/Daylight Saving Time)
Mar 30 Good Friday (Observance)
Mar 31  Holy Saturday (Observance)

Apr 1 Easter Sunday (Observance)
Apr 2 Easter Monday (National holiday)

May 1 Labour Day/May Day (National holiday)
May 10 Ascension Day (National holiday)
May 20 Whit Sunday (Observance)
May 21 Whit Monday  (National holiday)
May 31 Corpus Christi (National holiday)

Summer in Monaco

There are even more summer days at the summer. Temperature is high enough though cool sea-breezes makes it easier to suffer the hottest period of a year. There is so sunny that totally absence of clouds for several months is quite normal for the country.

The climate of the summer months

(Monaco)

June
Max average t°: +24 °C (75 °F)
Min average t°: +16 °C (61 °F)
Sundial in the day: 9 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 44 mm (1,7")
July
Max average t°: +27 °C (81 °F)
Min average t°: +18 °C (65 °F)
Sundial in the day: 11 hours
Rainy days: 6 days
Precipitation: 54 mm (2,1")
August
Max average t°: +26 °C (79 °F)
Min average t°: +18 °C (65 °F)
Sundial in the day: 10 hours
Rainy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 18 mm 0,7")


Summer holidays

Jun 21  June Solstice ( Season)

Aug 15 Assumption of Mary  (National holiday)

Autumn in Monaco

Strong winds from east or south bring with them unstable weather at the end of September. Passing through the sea winds bring here heavy clouds. Rainfalls are possible but not heavy. Cloudy weather doesn’t stay longer than for two or three days. Although rainfalls are not typical for Monaco at all, fall is the most rain-full period of year. And there is still absence of precipitation. Days are dry and warm.

The climate of the autumn months

(Monaco)

September
Max average t°: +25 °C (77 °F)
Min average t°: +16 °C (61 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7,5 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 33 mm (1,3")
October
Max average t°: +20 °C (68 °F)
Min average t°: +12 °C (54 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6,5 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 44 mm (1,7")
November
Max average t°: +16 °C (61 °F)
Min average t°:+8 °C (46 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 104 mm (4,1")

Autumn holidays

Sep 23 September equinox (Season)
Oct 28 Daylight Saving Time ends (Clock change/Daylight Saving Time)

Nov 1 All Saints' Day (National holiday)
Nov 19 National Day  (National holiday)

Winter in Monaco

«Mistral» is the heavy and cold wind which comes to Monaco in December bringing the temperature decrease with it. The speed of the "mistral" in the winter months reaches 15-20 m / s, and sometimes increases to 30 m / s and takes on the strength of a hurricane, but this does not happen often.

Never the less, winter is still dry period. There is no snow. It may rain sometimes. And it is still sunny. Winter rains are short-timed and there is again sun after them. Mostly due to its static comfort climate Monaco is known as a place for quite holidays.

The climate of the winter months

(Monaco)

December
Max average t°: +13 °C (55 °F)
Min average t°: +5 °C (41 °F)
Sundial in the day: 4,5 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 32 mm (1,2")
January
Max average t°: +12 °C (54 °F)
Min average t°: +4 °C (39 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 55 mm (2,2")
February
Max average t°:+12 °C (54 °F)
Min average t°: +5 °C (41 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation:49 mm (1,9")

Winter holidays

Dec 8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception (National holiday)
Dec 21 December Solstice (Season)
Dec 24 Christmas Eve (Observance)
Dec 25   Christmas Day (National holiday)
Dec 31 New Year's Eve (Observance)

Jan 1 New Year's Day (National holiday)
Jan 27 Saint Dévote's Day (National holiday)