Corsica weather

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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Corsica. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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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.

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Which is the hottest month in Corsica?

The hottest time of year in Ajaccio, Corsica is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 81°F 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 3.9 inches 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 77°F.

What is the flight time to Corsica from the UK?

The flight time to Corsica from the UK is typically 2.5 hours.

What is the time difference between Corsica and the UK?

The time difference between Corsica and the UK is GMT+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Corsica?

The main language spoken in Corsica is French.

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What is the currency in Corsica?

The currency in Corsica is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Corsica?

Corsica uses electrical plug type C + E (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Corsica?

They drive on the right side of the road in Corsica.

Compare Corsica weather with the USA

Below the Corsica weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Corsica, France (Ajaccio) and the USA (Washington).

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Corsica, France (Ajaccio)
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