19 MayLocal Time: 16:24 CEST UK Time: 15:24 BST
- Sunrise 06:26
- Sunset 21:38
- Moonrise 15:05
- Moonset 03:06
|Temp feels like:||12°c (53.6°f)|
|Length of Day:||8h 37m|
|Dew Point:||9 °c (48°f)|
|Pressure:||29.92 " (1013 hpa)|
Average for May: 14°c (57°f)
Weather Overview for Vendee
The Vendee is a province situated in the middle of France’s
west coast and takes it name from the river that runs through it. The Vendee is
part of the Pays
de la Loire region that is home to the city of Nantes. La
Roche-sur-Yon is the main town in the Vendee. It is a charming part
Vendee is one of the sunniest places in
Early autumn can enjoy plenty of good weather so once the summer crowds have dispersed, this can be a great time to visit. However, it can be a little unpredictable. As the season progresses it becomes cooler and wetter and at the end of autumn chilly days with grey, spitting skies are quite frequent.
October can enjoy some warm sunny weather with temperatures in the high teens, but equally begin temperatures dip into single figures once more. Rainfall remains on the increase too with the month averaging 78mm. November is one the wettest months of the year with an average with almost 90mm rainfall. In terms of temperature it’s quite cool too with temperatures more often than not in single figures. By the end of the month you can certainly feel the onset of winter.
While winters can certainly be chilly in Vendee there is
usually an absence of really cold temperatures, especially in the coastal areas.
This is thanks mainly to the influence of the warming currents from the
Winter is the wettest season of the year and damp, cloudy days are quite normal. December and January both average more than 80mm of rainfall; February sees just over 70mm.
The cold and clouds gradually give way to heat and sunshine.
Early spring can still be miserable but the May is generally very pleasant. The
transition from winter to summer is characterised by unpredictability; similar
to weather found in the
While the weather is best in the summer, Vendee has plenty for you to do at any time; aside from the area’s on-going attractions, such as its historic towns and picturesque landscape, there are numerous festivals and smaller events throughout the year, dotted about the region. Long ago, someone in Le Poiré-sur-Vie either had a fantastic sense of humour or none at all, as this little village holds the Nuit de la Mogette festival, in celebration one of Vendee’s culinary staple: the white haricot bean.
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