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Paris Climate & Temperature

  • Paris, France is at 48°49'N, 2°19'E, 75 m (246 ft). See map.
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Paris is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.6 degrees Celsius (52.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Paris Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 6.7°C (44°F) on average falling to 1.3°C (34.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16°C (60.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 6.7°C (44°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 24°C (75.2°F) and average low temperatures are 14°C (57.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 15.7°C (60.2°F) during the day and lows of 8.3°C (47°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 619 mm (24.4 inches) which is equivalent to 619 Litres/m² (15.18 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1840 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Paris you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Le Bons Bay, Eastwood, New Zealand.

Paris Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 7 (45) 12 (54) 16 (61) 20 (68) 23 (73) 25 (77) 24 (75) 21 (70) 16 (61) 10 (50) 7 (45) 16 (60)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (38) 4 (39) 8 (46) 11 (52) 15 (59) 18 (64) 20 (68) 19 (66) 17 (62) 12 (54) 8 (46) 5 (40) 12 (53)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (34) 1 (34) 4 (39) 6 (43) 10 (50) 13 (55) 15 (59) 14 (57) 12 (54) 8 (46) 5 (41) 2 (36) 8 (46)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 56 (2) 46 (2) 35 (1) 42 (2) 57 (2) 54 (2) 59 (2) 64 (3) 55 (2) 50 (2) 51 (2) 50 (2) 619 (24)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 17 (55) 14 (50) 12 (39) 13 (43) 12 (39) 12 (40) 12 (39) 13 (42) 13 (43) 13 (42) 15 (50) 16 (52) 162 (44)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 54' 2h 54' 5h 07' 6h 30' 7h 27' 8h 06' 7h 46' 7h 03' 5h 58' 4h 03' 2h 00' 1h 29' 5h 02'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 45' 10h 05' 11h 49' 13h 39' 15h 15' 16h 05' 15h 42' 14h 19' 12h 32' 10h 42' 9h 07' 8h 19' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 22 (78) 29 (71) 44 (56) 48 (52) 50 (50) 51 (49) 50 (50) 50 (50) 48 (52) 39 (61) 22 (78) 18 (82) 42 (58)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 21.3 30.6 41.5 53.1 61.4 64.6 61.6 53.2 41.8 30.4 21.2 17.8 41.5

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