The city of Autun is located in the Burgundy region in the central eastern part of France, about 300 meters above sea level. Its geographical position means that the climate of Autun is mainly continental, but also partly moderated by ocean influences.
The city has rather cool winters, the temperature during the winter often reaches rather low values, in this period the average minimum temperatures are around 0 ° C. The average maximum winter temperatures are also quite low, in fact they mark 5 ° C in January. Summer is sometimes hot, but never excessively, the average maximum temperatures in July and August are 26 ° C. The average minimum summer temperatures are 14 ° C in July and August.
Rainfall in the Autun region as in all of Burgundy is more frequent during the spring but is nevertheless well distributed throughout the year. The rainiest month is May with 86 mm, while the driest month is July with 51 mm, so the differences between the monthly rainfall are very small. The annual average rainfall in Autun is around 730 mm.
WHEN TO GO TO AUTUN
The best time to travel to the city of Autun are the warmer months between May and September. In this period of the year the tourist has the possibility of having mild temperatures, while the rain can fall at any time of the year.
THE CLIMATE OF AUTUN: CLIMATE TABLE
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