Monthly climate in Paris, France

Last updated: June 26, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Paris features a oceanic climate (Cfb). Temperatures typically range between 4 °C (40 °F) and 20 °C (69 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to -9 °C (17 °F) or can rise to as high as 41 °C (106 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 786 mm (31.0 inches) and receives 136 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Paris enjoys an average of 3485 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 8 hours 18 minutes to 16 hours 5 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Paris, France §

The warmest months in Paris are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 19 to 20 °C (66 - 69 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 4 to 6 °C (40 - 43 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Paris experiences 44 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 29 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Paris, France. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 14°C
(58°F)
20°C
(68°F)
24°C
(75°F)
28°C
(82°F)
30°C
(86°F)
36°C
(97°F)
41°C
(106°F)
37°C
(99°F)
34°C
(93°F)
26°C
(79°F)
19°C
(67°F)
15°C
(60°F)
Mean maximum 13°C
(56°F)
16°C
(61°F)
21°C
(69°F)
24°C
(76°F)
27°C
(81°F)
31°C
(88°F)
34°C
(93°F)
33°C
(92°F)
29°C
(85°F)
24°C
(75°F)
17°C
(63°F)
15°C
(59°F)
Average high 7°C
(45°F)
10°C
(50°F)
12°C
(55°F)
16°C
(61°F)
19°C
(67°F)
24°C
(75°F)
26°C
(78°F)
25°C
(77°F)
22°C
(72°F)
17°C
(62°F)
11°C
(52°F)
8°C
(47°F)
Daily mean 4°C
(40°F)
6°C
(43°F)
8°C
(47°F)
11°C
(52°F)
14°C
(58°F)
19°C
(66°F)
20°C
(69°F)
20°C
(68°F)
17°C
(62°F)
13°C
(55°F)
8°C
(46°F)
6°C
(43°F)
Average low 2°C
(36°F)
3°C
(37°F)
4°C
(40°F)
6°C
(42°F)
9°C
(49°F)
13°C
(57°F)
15°C
(59°F)
15°C
(59°F)
12°C
(53°F)
9°C
(49°F)
5°C
(41°F)
4°C
(39°F)
Mean minimum -4°C
(26°F)
-4°C
(26°F)
-2°C
(28°F)
-1°C
(31°F)
3°C
(37°F)
8°C
(47°F)
11°C
(52°F)
9°C
(49°F)
6°C
(43°F)
3°C
(37°F)
-1°C
(30°F)
-3°C
(28°F)
Minimum -8°C
(18°F)
-8°C
(17°F)
-9°C
(17°F)
-3°C
(27°F)
0°C
(33°F)
7°C
(44°F)
8°C
(46°F)
7°C
(44°F)
4°C
(40°F)
2°C
(35°F)
-4°C
(26°F)
-4°C
(26°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Paris, France §

Paris usually has the most precipitation in May, October and December, with an average of 14 rainy days and 86 mm (3.4 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Paris are April, July and September. On average, 44 mm (1.7 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Paris, France. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 57 (2.2) 67 (2.6) 74 (2.9) 33 (1.3) 75 (3.0) 74 (2.9) 51 (2.0) 60 (2.3) 49 (1.9) 79 (3.1) 65 (2.6) 102 (4.0)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 10 13 14 6 13 12 8 10 8 13 12 17

Monthly sunshine hours in Paris, France §

The sunniest months in Paris are May, June and July, when the sun shines an average of 13 hours 3 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Paris: January, November and December receive an average of 5 hours 17 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Paris, France. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 127 202 267 355 388 406 407 385 323 266 202 158
Mean daily daylight hours 8h 45m 10h 10m 11h 55m 13h 43m 15h 17m 16h 5m 15h 39m 14h 16m 12h 32m 10h 44m 9h 9m 8h 18m

Solar UV radiation in Paris, France §

Paris experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in May, July and August, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 7 - 10, which corresponds to the High / Very High category of sun exposure. January, November and December are in the Low exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 2. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Paris UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Paris, France. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 1 3 5 6 7 5 10 8 6 5 2 1