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Paris has an oceanic climate characterised by warm summers and cold winters, but without extreme temperatures thanks to the North Atlantic current. In other words, there really is no bad time to visit one of the world's great cities.

The best time to visit Paris is spring (March to May). In April, temperatures hover around 11°C (52°F) and cherry blossoms are blooming. The pavement terraces start to fill up as the days get warmer.

Summer (June to August) offers lovely sunny weather. This is high season and you'll be sharing the city with thousands of other tourists. Many locals leave Paris in August.

Autumn (September to November) is a good time to visit - there are less crowds, the locals are back with renewed vigour after their holidays, and the parks are resplendent in autumn colours. You can still sit at a pavement terrace café, sipping coffee and feeling like a Parisian rather than a tourist.

Winter (December to February) can be cold with temperatures averaging 5°C (41°F) but snow is a rarity. There are a few Christmas markets bringing festive cheer in December. For bargain hunters, January is one of the cheapest months to visit Paris.

Guidetype and fpcity weatherwtg_cforecast_table
Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Monday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
18
°C
0.1
2
w
20-40%
1023 mb
good
Tuesday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
18
°C
0
6
sse
40-60%
1016 mb
good
Wednesday
OccLightRain
Patchy rain possible
19
°C
7.2
17
wsw
20-40%
998 mb
moderate
Thursday
OccLightRain
Patchy rain possible
17
°C
2
14
w
40-60%
1003 mb
moderate
Friday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
19
°C
0.5
10
wsw
20-40%
1012 mb
good
Saturday
OccLightRain
Light drizzle
14
°C
1.6
9
nw
80-100%
1019 mb
poor
Sunday
Sunny
Sunny skies
18
°C
0
6
ne
0-20%
1034 mb
good
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Last updated: 2019-05-06 21:16:47
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Actual Forecast Location: We have 830+ weather locations on the worldtravelguide.net website. Where no exact location is available we have used the nearest appropriate forecast point.
Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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