Best time to visit Corsica

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When is the best time to visit Corsica?

The best time to visit Corsica (Ajaccio) is June, July and August based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Corsica (Ajaccio)12
    Jan
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Corsica (Ajaccio)13
    Feb
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Corsica (Ajaccio)14
    Mar
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Corsica (Ajaccio)16
    Apr
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Corsica (Ajaccio)20
    May
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Corsica (Ajaccio)23
    Jun
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Corsica (Ajaccio)27
    Jul
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Corsica (Ajaccio)27
    Aug
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Corsica (Ajaccio)24
    Sep
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Corsica (Ajaccio)21
    Oct
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Corsica (Ajaccio)17
    Nov
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Corsica (Ajaccio)13
    Dec

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The weather guide for Corsica (Ajaccio) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Corsica weather overview

Corsica, which lies off France's Mediterranean coast, is a hot and sunny island in the summer and a lovely retreat in the winter when conditions are mild at lower levels. In its high mountains it's a different story: rainfall can be heavy at any time of year, and winter brings heavy snows which last well into the spring. July and August are the driest months in Corsica's lowland areas, and from May until September you can bask in an average of 10 hours sunshine a day.

What to pack for Corsica weather

Pack light clothing, good sunglasses and beachwear; add warmer clothes and rainwear if planning a visit to the mountains.

Which is the hottest month in Corsica?

The hottest time of year in Ajaccio, Corsica is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 27°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Corsica?

In terms of rainfall, November is usually the wettest month in Ajaccio, Corsica with 99mm on average. There are normally 13 days in November with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Corsica?

The sunniest time of year in Ajaccio, Corsica is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 77% of daylight hours; that's 12 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Corsica?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Ajaccio, Corsica in August when the water temperature reaches 25°C.

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