Monthly climate in Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Last updated: June 26, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Nice features a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Csb). Temperatures typically range between 7 °C (45 °F) and 23 °C (74 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to -6 °C (21 °F) or can rise to as high as 31 °C (88 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 894 mm (35.2 inches) and receives 111 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Nice enjoys an average of 3947 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 8 hours 58 minutes to 15 hours 22 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France §

The warmest months in Nice are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 20 to 23 °C (69 - 74 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 7 to 8 °C (45 - 47 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Nice experiences 47 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 1 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 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 16°C
(61°F)
19°C
(67°F)
19°C
(66°F)
23°C
(73°F)
28°C
(83°F)
31°C
(88°F)
31°C
(88°F)
31°C
(87°F)
28°C
(82°F)
25°C
(77°F)
19°C
(66°F)
17°C
(63°F)
Mean maximum 15°C
(59°F)
16°C
(61°F)
17°C
(64°F)
20°C
(69°F)
24°C
(75°F)
28°C
(82°F)
29°C
(85°F)
29°C
(85°F)
27°C
(80°F)
22°C
(73°F)
18°C
(64°F)
15°C
(60°F)
Average high 11°C
(51°F)
12°C
(54°F)
13°C
(56°F)
15°C
(60°F)
19°C
(67°F)
23°C
(74°F)
26°C
(78°F)
26°C
(80°F)
23°C
(73°F)
19°C
(66°F)
14°C
(58°F)
11°C
(53°F)
Daily mean 7°C
(45°F)
8°C
(47°F)
10°C
(50°F)
12°C
(54°F)
16°C
(61°F)
20°C
(69°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(74°F)
20°C
(68°F)
16°C
(60°F)
11°C
(52°F)
8°C
(47°F)
Average low 4°C
(40°F)
5°C
(41°F)
6°C
(43°F)
9°C
(48°F)
12°C
(55°F)
17°C
(62°F)
19°C
(67°F)
20°C
(68°F)
16°C
(62°F)
13°C
(55°F)
9°C
(48°F)
5°C
(41°F)
Mean minimum 1°C
(34°F)
1°C
(33°F)
1°C
(34°F)
4°C
(40°F)
8°C
(47°F)
13°C
(56°F)
16°C
(61°F)
17°C
(62°F)
12°C
(54°F)
9°C
(48°F)
3°C
(38°F)
2°C
(36°F)
Minimum -1°C
(30°F)
-6°C
(21°F)
-3°C
(28°F)
3°C
(37°F)
6°C
(43°F)
12°C
(54°F)
15°C
(59°F)
16°C
(61°F)
9°C
(49°F)
6°C
(43°F)
3°C
(37°F)
-1°C
(31°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France §

Nice usually has the most precipitation in October, November and December, with an average of 9 rainy days and 127 mm (5.0 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Nice are February, July and August. On average, 38 mm (1.5 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 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) 50 (2.0) 49 (1.9) 71 (2.8) 86 (3.4) 80 (3.1) 53 (2.1) 32 (1.2) 35 (1.4) 59 (2.3) 128 (5.0) 151 (5.9) 102 (4.0)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 6 6 7 11 15 10 8 8 11 8 12 9

Monthly sunshine hours in Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France §

The sunniest months in Nice are June, July and August, when the sun shines an average of 13 hours 43 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Nice: January, November and December receive an average of 7 hours 30 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 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 199 254 330 350 406 421 436 406 343 310 249 244
Mean daily daylight hours 9h 19m 10h 29m 11h 57m 13h 27m 14h 43m 15h 22m 15h 2m 13h 53m 12h 27m 10h 58m 9h 39m 8h 58m

Solar UV radiation in Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France §

Nice experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in July, August and September, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 8 - 11, which corresponds to the Very High / Extreme category of sun exposure. January, November and December are in the Low / Moderate exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 3. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Nice UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 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) 2 4 6 7 8 7 11 10 8 6 3 2