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 65 mm 2
Feb 66 mm 3
Mar 13° 50 mm 0
Apr 16° 59 mm 0
May 19° 87 mm 0
Jun 22° 80 mm 0
Jul 25° 69 mm 0
Aug 25° 76 mm 0
Sep 22° 48 mm 0
Oct 17° 61 mm 0
Nov 11° 70 mm 0
Dec 91 mm 3
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

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.

Best travel months
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Holiday France

Holiday France

Hotels and apartments in France

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Flight tickets to France

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Climate France

Climate France

In 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.

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

  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 per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 6° in january in France and at least around 2° degrees. In january there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 65 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in France and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 8° in february in France and at least around 2° degrees. In february there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in France and on average, it snows 3 days in february.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 13° in march in France and at least around 4° degrees. In march there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in France.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 16° in april in France and at least around 7° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 19° in may in France and at least around 11° degrees. In may there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 87 mm and the it will be dry 11 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 14° degrees. In june there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 80 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 25° in july in France and at least around 17° degrees. In july there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in France.

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

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 25° in august in France and at least around 16° degrees. In august there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 76 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in France.

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

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 22° in september in France and at least around 13° degrees. In september there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 17° in october in France and at least around 9° degrees. In october there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 61 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in France.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 11° in november in France and at least around 7° degrees. In november there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 70 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in France.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 7° in december in France and at least around 3° degrees. In december there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 91 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in France and on average, it snows 3 days in december.

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Weather statistics France

Weather statistics France

View all weather statistics from 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 France and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast France

14 day weather forecast France

The weather for Paris in France will be 4° till 8° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Su20 Jan Mo21 Jan Tu22 Jan We23 Jan Th24 Jan Fr25 Jan Sa26 Jan
  Bewolkt Enkele wolken Mix Sneeuw / rain Mix Sneeuw / rain Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken
Max (°C)
Min (°C) -2° -1° -1° -1° -1°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 10% 0% 55% 25% 0% 15% 35%
Rainfall (mm) 0.6mm 0mm 5.0mm 1.2mm 0mm 0.1mm 3.3mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 0cm 1.4cm 0.3cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 0cm 0cm 1cm 1cm 1cm 1cm 1cm
UV-index
UV-index 1 4 2 2 3 3 2
Weather forecast next week
  Su27 Jan Mo28 Jan Tu29 Jan We30 Jan Th31 Jan Fr1 Feb Sa2 Feb
  Bewolkt Light doucheregen Broken wolken Light doucheregen Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C)
Min (°C)
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 60% 0% 60% 35% 15% 25%
Rainfall (mm) 0.9mm 7.4mm 0mm 9.6mm 2.9mm 1.1mm 2.1mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 1.2cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 1cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
UV-index
UV-index 1 1 4 2 2 2 2
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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 13:48 hour in the afternoon on sunday 20 january 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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Reisadvies

Reisadvies France

Reisadvies voor France

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

In de stad Straatsburg werd op 11 december 2018 een aanslag gepleegd. Hierbij zijn doden en gewonden gevallen. Volg de instructie van de autoriteiten op.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor France op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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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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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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