Best time to go to, climate and weather France

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for France


Best time to visit and weather France

Best time to visit and weather France

The best time to go to France is from april until october, in which you have a soft or pleasant temperature and barely till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in France is 25° in july and the lowest is 6° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in France or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for France
  Max temp Precipchance Precip Snow days
Jan 65mm 2
Feb 66mm 3
Mar 13° 50mm 0
Apr 16° 59mm 0
May 19° 87mm 0
Jun 22° 80mm 0
Jul 25° 69mm 0
Aug 25° 76mm 0
Sep 22° 48mm 0
Oct 17° 61mm 0
Nov 11° 70mm 0
Dec 91mm 3
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

We offer a complete overview of all climate information, such as the average temperature during the day and at night, sea temperature, amount of rain or snow, wind force and UV index. Want to know more about the climate of France? Go to the full climate information about France


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to France indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for France.

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Holiday France

Holiday France

Hotels and apartments in France

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Climate France

Climate France

France there are 3 types of climates prevailing, namely the temperate oceanic climate, hot-summer mediterranean climate and warm-summer mediterranean climate. The average annual temperature for France is 16° degrees and there is 823 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 120 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 4.

France has different climates per region. Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Paris in France per month.

View the climate from:
North France  /  East France  /  South France  /  West France

Climate North France

The climate of North France is based on the weather data of the place Paris.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 65 mm 17 2 12 3 2
Feb 66 mm 17 3 8 3 2
Mar 13° 50 mm 13 0 18 3 3
Apr 16° 59 mm 17 0 13 3 3
May 19° 11° 87 mm 20 0 11 3 4
Jun 22° 14° 80 mm 19 0 11 3 5
Jul 25° 17° 69 mm 20 0 11 3 5
Aug 25° 16° 76 mm 17 0 14 2 5
Sep 22° 13° 48 mm 13 0 17 2 5
Oct 17° 61 mm 16 0 15 3 4
Nov 11° 70 mm 17 0 13 3 2
Dec 91 mm 18 3 10 3 2

Climate East France

The climate of East France is based on the weather data of the place Lyon.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 104 mm 17 4 10 2 2
Feb 90 mm 14 4 10 3 2
Mar 13° 71 mm 15 1 15 2 3
Apr 17° 94 mm 18 0 12 2 4
May 20° 11° 130 mm 21 0 10 2 4
Jun 24° 15° 123 mm 19 0 11 2 6
Jul 27° 17° 98 mm 18 0 13 2 6
Aug 28° 16° 95 mm 14 0 17 2 5
Sep 23° 12° 81 mm 14 0 16 2 5
Oct 18° 76 mm 12 0 19 2 4
Nov 12° 122 mm 16 1 13 2 2
Dec 109 mm 15 4 12 2 2

Climate South France

The climate of South France is based on the weather data of the place Marseille.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
Sea
max °C
Sea
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 11° 15° 12° 77 mm 13 18 4 3
Feb 12° 14° 12° 76 mm 12 16 4 3
Mar 15° 14° 12° 67 mm 11 20 4 4
Apr 18° 11° 16° 13° 70 mm 12 18 3 4
May 22° 15° 20° 14° 55 mm 9 22 3 5
Jun 26° 19° 24° 17° 37 mm 8 22 3 6
Jul 29° 21° 24° 18° 18 mm 4 27 3 7
Aug 30° 21° 26° 18° 17 mm 5 26 3 6
Sep 26° 17° 24° 20° 41 mm 7 23 3 5
Oct 22° 14° 22° 17° 70 mm 10 21 3 4
Nov 16° 11° 19° 16° 90 mm 12 18 4 3
Dec 13° 18° 13° 71 mm 12 19 4 3

Climate West France

The climate of West France is based on the weather data of the place La Rochelle.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
Sea
max °C
Sea
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 10° 12° 119 mm 19 0 12 4 2
Feb 10° 11° 98 mm 17 1 10 4 3
Mar 13° 12° 72 mm 14 0 17 3 3
Apr 16° 15° 10° 65 mm 14 0 16 3 4
May 18° 12° 18° 13° 86 mm 18 0 13 3 4
Jun 22° 16° 21° 16° 77 mm 16 0 14 3 6
Jul 24° 18° 21° 17° 56 mm 15 0 16 3 6
Aug 25° 18° 21° 18° 52 mm 13 0 18 3 6
Sep 23° 16° 21° 18° 61 mm 11 0 19 3 5
Oct 20° 13° 20° 15° 84 mm 14 0 17 3 5
Nov 15° 11° 18° 14° 153 mm 20 0 10 4 3
Dec 12° 16° 11° 143 mm 19 1 11 4 3

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 10° in january in France and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 12° degrees. In january there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 119 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in France.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 10° in february in France and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In february there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 98 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in France and on average, it snows 1 day in february.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 13° in march in France and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 12° degrees. In march there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 72 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in France.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 16° in april in France and at least around 9° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 65 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 18° in may in France and at least around 12° degrees. The sea temperature is around 18° degrees. In may there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 86 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 22° in june in France and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In june there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 77 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 24° in july in France and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In july there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 25° in august in France and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In august there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 23° in september in France and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In september there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 61 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 20° in october in France and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In october there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 84 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 15° in november in France and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 18° degrees. In november there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 153 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in France.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 12° in december in France and at least around 8° degrees. The sea temperature is around 16° degrees. In december there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 143 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in France and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

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Weather statistics West France

Weather statistics West France

View all weather statistics from West France per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between West France and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast France

14 day weather forecast France

The weather for Paris in France will be 13° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Su24 Mar Mo25 Mar Tu26 Mar We27 Mar Th28 Mar Fr29 Mar Sa30 Mar
  Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Broken wolken Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken
Max (°C) 13° 12° 12° 13° 15° 16° 18°
Min (°C) 10°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 0% 0% 15% 0% 0% 15%
Rainfall (mm) 0.1mm 0mm 0mm 0.1mm 0mm 0mm 0.2mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 4 3 2 4 6 3
Weather forecast next week
  Su31 Mar Mo1 Apr Tu2 Apr We3 Apr Th4 Apr Fr5 Apr Sa6 Apr
  Broken wolken Bewolkt Bewolkt Enkele wolken Light doucheregen Broken wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 16° 15° 16° 18° 19° 17° 20°
Min (°C) 10° 10° 10° 10°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 10% 10% 15% 0% 50% 20% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0.7mm 0.6mm 0.3mm 0mm 5.1mm 1.1mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 2 2 5 5 6 6
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About France

About France

France is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Paris. It is 675.417 km² with 3.427 km of coastline and has a population of 67.247.000. In terms of area, the country is 3x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call France you have to use +33 or 0033 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +335012457809 or 00335012457809.


France is in a straight line at 343 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 1 hour and 15 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 476 km from London to the capital city Paris and you are about 5 hour and 40 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

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Time difference France

Time difference France

In France it is now 07:49 hour in the morning on sunday 24 march 2019. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of France is Europe/Paris and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

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Vaccinations France

Vaccinations France

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in France.

  • Tekenencefalitis
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Currency France

Currency France

In France the Europese Euro is used to pay.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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