To help you decide on what you want to pack on your trip to France :
GENERAL OVERVIEW - AVERAGE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN FRANCE
IN DETAILS - AFTERNOON TEMPERATURE INFORMATION
The weather in France can vary significantly depending on the region and the season. France experiences a range of temperatures depending on the region and landscape: coastal, continental, Mediterranean etc.
- The weather in Paris is temperate. It can become quite cold during the winter dropping almost to a freezing point and be extremely hot during summertime, while all the Parisians are away. The weather of Paris is pleasant all year round, for the special unique effect it will bring to the city.
- On the sophisticated French Riviera, the Mediterranean weather will charm travelers with its hot and sunny days. As well as in the southern part of France, Provence, where the pleasant mild weather and shining sun will emphasizes the colorful houses. For those who want to avoid strong heat - we don’t recommend these regions in July and August.
- In the South West, in the renowned Bordeaux and Dordogne regions, the temperate climate contributes to the uniqueness of the delicious and renowned wines as well as the enjoyment of your trip to France. In Summer, days may be warm but with the Atlantic Ocean, nights are often cool.
- The northern west of France including Brittany, Normandy and the Loire Valley offers a mild oceanic weather, with warm summer and cool winter sprinkled with rainfalls. Spring and Fall seasons are very enjoyable and Summers are not too hot so you can definitely plan a trip to these regions all year long - the best season being from mid March till mid November.