Best Time to Visit Paris

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Paris. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Paris. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Paris for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 3 °C to 25 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.692.56 in (7 – 11 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Paris: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 7 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 8 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 12 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 15 °C
MayMay
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OctoberOct
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 10 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 8 °C

Climate Chart Paris

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Paris

In the following, you will find the climate table for Paris, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature12°15°19°22°24°25°21°16°10°
Night Temperature11°13°16°15°13°
Precipitation (inch)2.131.731.932.092.562.172.481.692.172.362.052.32
Rainy days109109109879101011
Hours of Sunshine235688876422
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 12.1 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (20 °C)
Coldest month: January (5 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 25.67 inch on 112 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, May is the sunniest month with an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities



More information about the best things to do: Paris

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Paris (Station Paris 14)
scattered clouds     scattered clouds, 5.9 °C
Clouds: 40 %       Wind: 7 mph NO
Air Pressure: 1009 hPa       Humidity: 67 %
Last updated: 2nd Dec 2021, 01:58 pm
The next days …
3rd Dec 20214th Dec 20215th Dec 20216th Dec 20217th Dec 20218th Dec 2021
moderate rain3 °C to 9 °Clight rain6 °C to 12 °Clight rain3 °C to 7 °Cfew clouds3 °C to 5 °Covercast clouds2 °C to 6 °Clight rain5 °C to 6 °C
3 °C to 9 °C6 °C to 12 °C3 °C to 7 °C3 °C to 5 °C2 °C to 6 °C5 °C to 6 °C
Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 13 %Clouds: 97 %Clouds: 100 %
0.33 in of rain0.18 in of rain0.14 in of rainNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.11 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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France: Regions

Paris is part of the holiday destination France. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

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