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Temperature in France in January

January in France has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Aussois with -5°C to moderate temperatures in Bonifacio with 14°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 10°C in Bonifacio and -13°C in Aussois. January falls during the winter season. On average, it is one of the coldest months of the year.

What is the temperature of the different cities in France in January?

Explore the map below to discover average January temperatures at the top destinations in France. For a deeper dive, simply click on any destination dot.

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Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in January in France?
  • Based on our systematic data collection, Bonifacio has been identified as the city with the highest average temperatures. The daytime temperature usually hovers around 14°C, while at night is goes down to an approximate temperature of 10°C."

  • What is the coldest city in January in France?
  • For the month of January, Aussois is the most temperate city in France based on our records. With highs averaging -5°C and nighttime temperatures dipping to around -13°C.

  • How much sun does France get in January?
  • Most cities witness limited sunny days, expect roughly 63 hours of sunlight in Paris. This subdued sunlight is perfect for those who prefer cooler, cloudier weather rather than intense sunny days.

  • What is the water's temperature in January?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 13°C in Monaco this month, so not the best month to swim.

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