Average weather in January in Paris (Ile de France), France

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Paris in January is 3.3°C (37.94°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 49mm (1.9in). It rains on average a total of 10 days. Most people don't tend to visit Paris during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 7.7°C (45.86°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. You will hardly see any sun with 63 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring some warm clothes.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 3 °C
Max Temperature 7 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 49mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 63

 

Where to stay in Paris

Where to go in France in January

Find out more about the weather in France in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

Weather Forecasts for Paris (Ile de France)

MON   Nov 28
12°C | 8°C
SW 16 kmph
6.4 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

TUE   Nov 29
11°C | 6°C
SE 5 kmph
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

WED   Nov 30
9°C | 5°C
NE 9 kmph
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

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