Dec., Sept., April, May or July? If you are wondering when to go to Paris, find monthly weather in Paris and plan your trip. What is the best time to visit Paris? This picture showing the average temperatures and rainfall for Paris and its region can be helpful.
The climate in Paris is temperate, with a mild summer. The French capital is proud to have the lowest annual average rainfall(~ 640 millimeters) in the country. But, it has also one of the lowest annual sunshine rate with 1640 hours in one year.
Average temperatures in Paris – Weather in Paris
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Regarding the weather conditions, the best period to visit Paris is from May to September.
The weather in Paris, during those months is more sunny.
But it can be also romantic to visit the City of Light during the colorful Autumn , or in the winter when Christmas illuminates the French Capital.
Read our tab below to have monthly temperatures in degrees and in Fahrenheit and to have a complete description.
- Winter in Paris
- Paris at Springtime
- Summer climate in Paris
July is the hottest month and January the coldest one with February. As we say in France : En avril, ne te découvre pas d’un fil (In April, not undress a wire), En mai, fais ce qu’il te plait (In May, do as you please). June is one of the most sunny and touristic month.
During March, the weather is milder but you can have many showers a day.
During the months of July and August, students and many workers are in summer holidays. So the French capital is really less busy, subways and buses are less used. It is the period when you can find in the city of light a feeling of tranquility and enjoy a peaceful stay.
Summer can be warm and sunny in Paris (until 30 or 35°C – 86 or 95 °F), bring with you sun glasses and a hat. It’s milder but still in pleasant in September.
If the weather is mild -and it is often the case in Paris during this period- , you can have an unforgettable walk along the banks of the Seine.
More about Paris : Daily, seasonal and monthly forecast – What to do in Paris – interactive museums map of Paris
Paris Weather in Winter
Weather in Paris in January
-min temperatures :1°C / 34°F
-max temperatures :6°C / 43°F
-average rainfall :52 mm
January is one of the coldest month of the year, but in Paris, the temperatures are rarely under -5°C (23°F). And Paris under the snow might be very beautiful.
More about Visiting Paris in January, weather and event
Weather in Paris in February
-min : 1°C / 34°F
-max : 7°C / 45°F
-average rainfall : 44 mm
February is also cold, and there can be snow. But it is romantic to spend St Valentin day in the city of Light.
More about weather in Paris in February
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Weather in Paris in March
–min temperature : 3°C / 37°F
–average max temperature : 11°C / 52°F
-average rainfall : 48 mm
During March, the spring comes very slowly. At the end of the month the temperature start to increase but an umbrella is very recommended due to many showers.
More about Paris in March: weather and things to do
Paris weather in Springtime
Weather in Paris in April
-min temperature : 6°C / 43°F
-max temperature : 14°C / 57°F
-average rainfall : 53 mm
Depending of your chance, April can be sunny be it can also be cold and rainy. There can be a big difference of temperature between the morning and the afternoon.But with the beginning of spring, the temperatures are generally mild and Paris weather is pleasant. More about Visiting Paris in April
Weather in Paris in May
-min : 9°C / 48°F
-max : 18°C / 64°F
-average rainfall : 65 mm
The weather is mild during this month, and it is very pleasant to have a walk the long of the seine bank, or to drink a coffee at a sidewalk . Nevertheless don’t forget your umbrella because the average rainfall is the most important of the year during this month. More about Visiting Paris in May
Weather in Paris in June
-min :12°C / 54°F
-max :21°C / 70°F
– average rainfall : 54 mm
Generally during June the weather is very sunny in Paris and temperatures are very pleasant. The sun is often shinning and the temperature can increase during the day but never excessively. It is often milder at the evening and soon at the morning. Days are very long , the sunset is about 10pm, perfect to have a walk or a picnic in parks of Paris. More about visiting Paris in June
Paris climate in Summer
Weather in Paris in July
-min : 14°C / 57°F
-max : 24°C / 75°F
-average rainfall : 63 mm
The weather is mild during the month of July in the French capital. It also can be warm, temperature can rise until 30-35°C (about 90°Fahrenheit ). It can rain of course as always in Paris. Generally sunny and warm days alternate with milder and cloudy days. More about Visiting Paris in July
Weather in Paris in August
-min :13°C / 55°F
-max :24°C / 75°F
-average rainfall : 43 mm
Temperatures during the two first weeks of August are the higher of the year, they can reach 30-35 degrees Celsius. After the 15th August the weather is often milder and it could be stormy. Don’t be afraid the summer can be warm in Paris but rarely excessive. when planning your trip, don’t forget that it can rain and the weather can be stormy a the end of the month. More about Visiting Paris in August
Weather in Paris in September
-min :11°C / 52°F
-max :21°C / 70°F
-average rainfall : 54 mm
September is also a nice month to visit Paris, the days are still sunny for this summer’s end , and there are less tourists so hotels are cheaper. Indeed, during early September , Paris still have a summer weather with temperatures about 24-25 °C (75°F). Generally , it is not rainy. At the end of September begins fall, Paris is then more cloudy, the temperatures are a little bit colder and it rains more often. More about Visiting Paris in September
Paris in Autumn
Weather in Paris in October
-min :8°C / 46°F
-max :15°C / 59°F
-average rainfall : 60 mm
During October, Paris is very beautiful, very colored with the fall. It one of the most romantic time in the French Capital. Paris weather in October is becoming cooler, temperatures are about 12 degrees Celsius (54°F). They are generally colder at October’s end , rarely under 5°C (41°F). At this period, days are shorter and can be cloudy. Of course, as we are in the middle of fall, it can rain. More about visiting Paris in October
Weather in Paris in November
-min temperature:4°C / 39°F
-max temperature :9°C / 48°F
-average rainfall : 52 mm
The winter gradually sets during November. Days are shorter and nights are cold. The weather is quite cold but less rainy than October’s one. It can snow at late November but it is exceptional for this month. More about visiting Paris in November.
Weather in Paris in December
-min :2°C / 36°F
-max :7°C / 45°F
-average rainfall : 59 mm
The weather in Paris during December is cold. The end of this month can be very cold but never excessively. Of course it can snow, not every year. When it happens, Paris is paralyzed with a lot of traffic perturbations, and public transportation break down. Nevertheless, with Christmas and New Year’s Eve, Paris is really the City of Light during this period
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You can have more informations about the climate at official city hall website (this content is in French):
Climate in Paris
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