The Uzège (also called “Gard Provençal”) boasts a Mediterranean climate, with typical south European vegetation with olive trees, vineyards, palm trees, garrigue scrublands, fig trees, apricot and cherry trees. It gets 250 to 300 days of sun a year, and temperatures reach 40°C (104°F) in the summer and average lows of 3-5°C (37.4 or 41°F) during the winter. Winter is short, only lasting for a couple of months before temperatures start to warm up again around February. Summer starts around May with midday temperatures in the mid-twenties (25°C or 77°F). Warm weather extends through much of October.