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Paris in June. Weather, what to wear, things to do, – 2021 updates

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With its sunny and long days, June is clearly one of the most touristic months in Paris regarding weather conditions. You can enjoy the pleasant weather in Paris in June, during long sunny days, by drinking a coffee or a cup of wine in a typical Parisian terrace of Saint Germain quarter for example. But take care because temperatures can rise. Read complete info about weather in Paris in June, what to wear and best things to do.

There are many festive events (Music day, Roland Garros…). But book your tickets, flight, and hotels in advance because it can be expensive to travel to Paris this month.

Covid-19 updates: Museums, terraces and cultural places are already open. The curfew is shifted to 9pm

Non European Tourists restrictions will end on 9 June 2021. Non EU travelers will need A “Health pass” to enter in France : you need to a vaccination certificate, a negative Covid test in the last 48 hours or been cured of Covid for less than 3 months. Curfew will be shift to 11pm on 9 June and it will be postponed on June 30.

Weather in Paris in June

Average temperatures and rainfall in Paris

Regarding the weather conditions, June is one of the best time to visit the French capital.

  • min temperature :12°C / 54°F
  • max temperature :21°C / 70°F
  • average rainfall: 54 mm
  • rainy days: 11

Generally, during June the weather is very sunny in Paris and temperatures are pleasant, not too warm just enough to enjoy walks, picnics in the city of light. In June, the spring ends in France, and the summer begins.

Monceau park Paris in June for a sunny day
Sunny day at Monceau park in June in Paris

Of course, it could be stormy or just rainy. If you are a tennis French open addict you have certainly noticed that the weather could be very changing.

It can often be warm (but never excessively ) so prepare yourself with light clothes and sunscreen. But it can also sometimes be rainy with showers, but it is generally very pleasant.

Temperatures can rise during the afternoon, until 25-30°C (77-85 °Fahrenheit ), but they are often colder in the evening, or during the night. As the climate is changing, the probability to have temperatures upper than 30°C s is higher nowadays.

What to wear in Paris in June, What to pack

Packing for your trip to Paris in June depends greatly on the activities you want to do. The nights might be a little cold, while you can enjoy the sun in terraces and parks. Here we suggest a list of items you should bring:

  • Light cotton clothing for long sunny days of June
  • A windbreaker jacket (mainly for the evening)
  • polo and summer clothes could be useful
  • A cap or visor for sun protection
  • An umbrella that can withstand the wind.
  • Good walking shoes (but avoid wearing running shoes: you are in the capital of fashion !)
  • Trendy clothes to get out of course

>>Find our selection of best hotels in Paris.

Paris on Pentecost

This year, the Pentecost Monday is on May

In France, the Pentecost is a holiday but almost every museum and monument is open during this day.

Shops and malls are also open in Paris during the Pentecost.

So you will be able to enjoy all the activities during this long weekend in Paris

read more :

museums opening hours and days there

Paris in June: what to do , special events

With spring-ending and the beginning of summer, June is a very festive month in the French Capital.

  • Drink a coffee or a cup of wine in the typical terrace of a Parisian Café.
  • Have an excursion to Normandy D-Day beaches
  • It’s the best time to visit parks and gardens, a lot of Parisian stay there during a day or an afternoon enjoying the wonderful colors and scents or having a picnic.  ( Luxembourg or Tuileries gardens, Buttes Chaumont, Montsouris, Vincennes or Bois de Boulogne’)
  • Have a walk on the Seine river banks. You can also have a biking day using the famous Velib bike sharing service.
  • Have a picnic at Canal Saint Martin district  (a beautiful channel in Paris).
  • Taste a Bertillon ice cream in the district of Notre Dame or Latin Quarter. One of the best sorbet in the world.
  • Discover the charming village atmosphere of the Abbesses quarter in Montmartre district
  • Have a sunset cruise on the Seine River.
  • Have a paddle session at the lake of the Vincennes wood.
  • Enjoy the nightlife at the very trendy Marais district
  • Have a day-trip at the country-side around Paris
  • summer activities in Paris.

Read more: Romantic things to do in Paris.

Summer Sales in Paris

Summer Sales begin this year on June 23, 2021, at 8 am and ends on July. It’s one of the Best time to make a bargain in Paris.

Many stores and malls have exceptional opening hours during sales and are open on Sunday.

You can also discover Designers’ stock clearance and outlet shops where you can save money and buy Parisian fashion clothes.

read more: our Paris shopping guide

The second week of Roland Garros Tennis Tournament

Until June 13rd, 2021, the International French open is taking place in Paris. Book your places in advance to have a ticket during February or March.

Music Day, Fête de la Musique on June 21st, 2021

music festival in Paris in June
music festival in Paris in June

It’s now an international event, but the music day was invented in France. During this day and all Night, they are a lot of free concerts live in the streets. Many monuments are open during the night, the Metro is also open and free.

The City of Light comes alive with a very festive ambiance for this free and popular event

Many free concert lives are scheduled Eiffel Tower, Invalides, The Louvre…

Solidays Festival on June -Canceled this year

The Solidays festival is a manifestation of fight against AIDS organized by Solidarity AIDS, which takes place every year on the Longchamp racecourse, which brings together more than 150 artists and 170,000 festival-goers up for three days

Weather festival in June

On Early June. A music festival with many international artists in various venues in Paris (Arab world institute, Bourget, La machine…).

Exhibition and Shows in Paris in June

  • Elles font l’Abstraction Exhibition at Centre Pompidou until August 23rd, 2021
  • Morozov Collection Exhibition at Louis Vuitton Foundation – until October 10th, 2021
  • Divas form Oum Kalthoum to Dalida at Arab world Institute until July 2021

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Anonymous 12/03/2014 - 10:51 am

I’m visiting Paris in June 2014, I will certainly there on June 21st.
Is there a Free concert live schedule for the Music Day? Where will it take place?

stillinparis 23/05/2014 - 1:07 pm

Thanks for readings us.
Genraly there is many frre concert live for Music Day in Paris. One on Seine banks, one at Champs de Mars (Eiffel tower), one other at invalides of World arab institute.
We will publish soon the complete program

Enzo 29/05/2015 - 8:28 pm

What are the weather forecasts for June this year? We are arriving in Paris in 2 weeks

Paco 24/05/2021 - 12:50 am

Do you recommend to visit Paris in June 2021 as covid restrictions are not completely lifted?

stillinparis 24/05/2021 - 1:12 am

yes, I recommend. If you like museums, it will be a great period. They will not be crowded and there will be good exhibitions.


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