Climate in Lyon (Rhône-Alps), France

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Lyon, France.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Lyon (Rhône-Alps)

FRI Sep 24
22°C | 13°C

Partly cloudy

SAT Sep 25
26°C | 16°C

Patchy rain possible

SUN Sep 26
21°C | 15°C

Heavy rain

The best time of year to visit Lyon in France

The climate in Lyon is temperate. The weather in the city can be very unpredictable. You can expect rain throughout the year, but the winter months are the driest. In the summer there are often heavy storms.

The city has quite hot summers and generally mild winters. From June to September, it can easily be 30 degrees Celsius (86 ° Fahrenheit). The coldest period of the year is from December to March. October and November are still very mild and pleasant.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of May, June and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The months of April, May, September, October and November have a high chance of precipitation.
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 28°C (82°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 6°C (43°F).
  • October is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • July is the most sunny month.
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