The Weather in Fréjus with Esterel Caravaning

Esterel Caravaning, our campsite in Fréjus, is proud to present to you every day the weather in Fréjus.

Are you spending a week of vacation or more in Fréjus? Discover the daily weather forecasts for Fréjus with our 5-star campsite in the Var. This will allow you to better organize your stay based on the forecasted weather (sun, rain, fog, humidity, low temperatures, heatwaves, wind gusts, clear skies, overcast weather…).

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Fréjus, a City at the Heart of the Mediterranean

Nestled at the heart of the French Riviera, in the Var department, the city of Fréjus is an attractive destination between sea and mountain.

Known for its beautiful beaches, historical heritage (Roman amphitheater, Saint-Léonce Cathedral, Mons aqueduct…) and its location at the foot of the Esterel massif, Fréjus is also famous for its Mediterranean climate, making it a favoured destination throughout the year.

Between summer warmth, winter mildness, and the rather rare but invigorating rain, discover the nuances of the climate in Fréjus depending on the time of year and plan your vacation week in this beautiful part of France: outdoor activities, heritage visits, cultural events…

The Climate of Fréjus

Fréjus enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, humid winters. This city benefits from an average of 2700 hours of sunshine per year, making it one of the sunniest regions in France.

The annual average temperature in Fréjus is 15.9°C, and the average precipitation is 702.5 mm. The regional wind, the Mistral, mainly blows in winter and early spring. Fog remains a rather rare phenomenon, thanks to the proximity of the sea and the Mediterranean climate of the region. Snow, on the other hand, almost never falls in Fréjus.

In Fréjus, atmospheric pressure experiences variations that reflect changes in weather conditions throughout the seasons. Generally, the average atmospheric pressure at sea level is about 1013 hPa. However, it can rise well beyond this average. Thus, it is not unusual to see the atmospheric pressure in Fréjus exceed 1020 hPa, or even reach values around 1030 hPa or more, especially during the winter and spring months, when anticyclones are more frequent. Conversely, during low-pressure systems associated with bad weather fronts, the pressure can drop below 1000 hPa, bringing rainy or stormy conditions.

Compared to other regions in France, Fréjus enjoys an exceptionally mild climate, which favors a rich diversity of activities throughout the year. This Mediterranean climate greatly influences the lifestyle, culture, and economy of Fréjus.

The mildness of the winter temperatures, combined with the summer heat and the abundance of sunshine, makes Fréjus a privileged place for those looking to enjoy the sun and escape the rigors of northern climates, while enjoying the pleasures and landscapes offered by the Mediterranean.

The Seasons in Fréjus

In Fréjus, each season has its own charm and offers residents and vacationers a variety of experiences and activities suited to the Mediterranean climate of the region:

  • Spring: spring in Fréjus is synonymous with renewal, with nature awakening under a mild and pleasant climate. Temperatures gradually rise, oscillating between 15°C and 20°C. The days get longer, making it the ideal season to explore mountain trails, visit historical sites without the summer crowds, and witness the awakening of local wildlife.
  • Summer: summer is the quintessence of Mediterranean life. Temperatures often hover around 30°C, the weather is clear, and the sun shines almost every day. The conditions are therefore ideal for enjoying the beaches and the many outdoor activities. Summer evenings are pleasantly tempered by the sea breeze, bringing welcome comfort after the hot sun of the day.
  • Autumn: autumn in Fréjus marks a return to tranquility, with temperatures remaining mild. In September, temperature intervals vary between 20°C and 25°C and go down until the end of November. This season is marked by sunny days and occasional rainfall. Like spring, autumn is a transition period characterized by more variable weather and a balanced mix of sunny, cloudy, and rainy days.
  • Winter: Fréjus enjoys a particularly mild winter, with temperatures that rarely fall below 10°C. Precipitation is more frequent during this season, contributing to the region’s greenery and the maintenance of its many waterways and wetlands. As for snow, it is extremely rare.

    Winter is the windiest season. The Mistral, a cold and dry wind from the north or northwest, blows in Fréjus. This wind is known for its ability to clear the sky, lowering temperatures and bringing clear, cool weather, but also for being a powerful wind, sometimes causing strong gusts.

In Fréjus, winter is a peaceful period, ideal for enjoying the natural beauties without the crowds of the warmer months and discovering Fréjus’s cultural heritage in a different light.

How to Dress and What Accessories to Plan for a Stay in Fréjus?

To fully enjoy the city of Fréjus, regardless of the time of year, keep an eye on the weather. In general, here are some practical tips to help you adapt to the climatic conditions and make the most of your stay in this beautiful region of France:

  • Spring and autumn: in Fréjus, these intermediate seasons are characterized by a mild climate, but sometimes unpredictable. Therefore, we advise you to plan for layerable clothing to easily adapt to temperature variations throughout the day. A light raincoat or an umbrella can be useful for rainy days or cloudy days. These periods are ideal for hiking and cultural visits, so remember to bring comfortable shoes.
  • Summer: given the summer heat in Fréjus and the almost continuous clear weather, if you are spending your summer holidays here, bring light and breathable clothing, a hat or cap, sunglasses, and high-protection sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun.

    Hydration is key, so always make sure to carry water with you. For outdoor activities, especially mountain hiking, prefer the coolest hours of the day, early in the morning or late in the evening, to avoid the overwhelming heat.

    In summer, in Fréjus, it is common for temperatures to be between 18°C and 22°C at sunrise and between 22°C and 26°C at sunset. When the weather forecast predicts high temperatures, take the opportunity to engage in an indoor activity, for example, cultural, and avoid the beach.

  • Winter: even though winters are generally mild in Fréjus, evenings can be cool. Therefore, do not forget warm clothes, such as sweaters and a jacket, to not suffer from the cold or humidity when the perceived temperature is low. Waterproof shoes may also be a good idea for rainy days.

The Impacts of Climate Change on the Weather in Fréjus

In Fréjus, as in many other regions of France and the world, the weather is changing due to climate change.

Global climatic variations significantly influence the local Mediterranean climate, leading to changes in the usual weather patterns. Fréjus, with its traditionally Mediterranean climate, is witnessing an increase in average temperature, especially during the summer months, where heatwaves become more frequent and intense.

This rise in summer temperatures heightens the risk of prolonged droughts, with rain being rare. This jeopardizes water resources, local vegetation, and by extension, agriculture and viticulture, economic pillars of the region.

Meanwhile, winters, while remaining mild, have shown a trend towards more irregular precipitation, with more intense rainfall episodes that can lead to sudden flooding. These extreme events, heatwaves, and intense rainfall, challenge existing infrastructures and require thoughtful urban planning and adaptation to minimize the negative impacts of climate change.

The city of Fréjus, aware of the challenges of climate change, is engaged in initiatives aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change and adapting to its consequences (urban green spaces, implementation of sustainable water management systems, promotion of agricultural and viticultural practices adapted to the new climatic conditions…).

Your Stay in Fréjus with Esterel Caravaning

Thanks to our daily weather forecasts, you will be informed in real-time about the weather and temperature in Fréjus (high or low temperature, rain, wind gusts, fog, humidity, cloudy or clear sky, low visibility, snow, temperature at sunrise and sunset, daily temperature intervals, hPa (atmospheric pressure)…).

Our weather forecasts will allow you to organize your holiday activities accordingly (mountain walking, beach, water sports or outdoor activities, cultural visits…).

Looking for a place to stay in Fréjus? Discover our 5-star camping Esterel Caravaning. We are located in Saint-Raphaël (Agay district), a neighboring city of Fréjus. We welcome you for a week of vacation or beyond in our prestigious domain ideally nestled a stone’s throw from the Mediterranean Sea and at the foot of the Esterel massif!