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Paris weather in October (Ile de France, France)

Planning a trip to Paris in October? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In October, Paris generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 17°C, while nights can cool down to about 8°C.

Precipitation

Paris in October usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 67 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 14 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The area enjoys a balanced 126 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Paris climate page with graphs.

 

Paris, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 8°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 17°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 46%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 67 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 82%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 126 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 36%  

Where to go in France in October

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Paris, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Paris.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to France? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in France. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.