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What is the climate like in Paris?

The climate of Paris has an average yearly temperature of 18°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 8°C and rise to 27°C.

Annually, about 645 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Paris. Additionally, about 5,5 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Paris is May until October. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Paris.

Temperature 8 to 27°C
Rain 645 mm
Snow 5,5 cm

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The weather is cold, with wind chill, not very cloudy, pleas... more

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The climate of Paris
  • Average yearly temperature: 18°C
  • Highest temperature: 27°C in July
  • Lowest temperature: 8°C in January
  • Rainfall: 645 mm per year, averaging 54 mm by month
  • Driest months: 33 mm in July, 46 mm in April and 47 mm in February
  • Wettest months: 70 mm in May, 62 mm in January and 62 mm in September
  • Snowfall: 5,5 cm per year

Climate table Paris

The climate table for Paris shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 8 11 13 17 20 25 27 26 23 18 12 10
Nighttime temperature (°C) 2 2 3 7 11 15 17 16 10 9 7 2
Rainfall (mm) 62 47 52 46 70 60 33 51 62 52 48 62
Snowfall (cm) 1,2 2,3 0,4 0,3 0 0 0 0 0 0,1 0,6 0,6
UV Index 2 3 4 6 6 7 7 6 6 3 2 2
Best month No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No

Temperature by month in Paris

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Paris, France

Temperature by month in Paris, France

Rainfall by month in Paris

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Paris, France.

Rainfall by month in Paris, France

Snowfall by month in Paris

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Paris, France.

Snowfall by month in Paris, France

UV index by month in Paris

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Paris, France.

UV index by month in Paris, France

Yearly temperature in Paris

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Paris, France, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Paris, France

Yearly total rainfall in Paris

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Paris, France.

Rainfall per year in Paris, France

Yearly snowfall in Paris

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Paris, France, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Paris, France

Weather experiences in Paris

The weather in Paris is rated an average of 3,5 out of 5 stars by 12 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The weather is cold, with wind chill, not very cloudy, pleasant overall as it is sunny.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

There were days with bright blue skies, but also many moments of rain. During the day the temperature hovered around 10 degrees. Ideal for long walks, but an umbrella is a must!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Although it was great to see the city in the winter light, I would have preferred to return in the spring for the warmer days. The weather was a bit unpredictable.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

October in Paris was clearly a gamble. We had a mix of mild, pleasant days and rainy, cool days. Be sure to bring an umbrella and a good coat!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

It was raining lightly and the temperature was around 5 degrees, a little chilly. Dress well because the weather is not always predictable, but that is typical of winter.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The temperature was around 27 degrees, warm but not unbearably hot. There were rain showers, but they were brief and refreshing. Overall, very satisfied.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Expect random spring days with sunny, cloudy and rainy moments. Temperatures will be in the mid-20s. Be prepared for occasional cold days.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Ideal for city exploration.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

Not ideal for sightseeing. The sun rarely shone and there was little snow, so it is not worthy of a 5-star rating in any respect.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Perfect for museums and cafe visits!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

The weather was very nice, I could color in nicely and it was not too hot to do activities.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

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Average weather in Paris by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Paris and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Paris, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.