What’s the Weather Like in Paris in August?
This post is an overview of the weather in Paris during August, including temperatures and rain forecasts, as well as things to do.
HOW HOT IS PARIS IN AUGUST?
Paris in August offers comfortable temperatures during the afternoons with some warm afternoons likely during the first half of the month. Evening and early morning temperatures tend to be comfortable to cool.
Afternoon high temperatures during August average mostly in the mid-70s F (23-25C). A few of the warmer afternoons can climb up in the mid to upper 80s F (30-32C), especially during the first half of the month. The record high temperature in Pairs during August is 104F (40C).
Late night and early morning low temperatures tend to mostly in the mid to upper 50s F (13 -15C). A few of the cooler mornings can dip down to around 50F (about 10C), especially near the end of the month. The record low temperature in Paris during August is 43F (6C).
HOW MUCH SUN AND RAIN?
On average, about 18-19 days will have sunny or at least partly sunny skies so this is a great month to explore a great city. Some rain falls on about 11-12 days, however, only 6-7 of these will record at least 1 mm (0.04 inches). Humidity levels tend to be comfortable with about 6 days considered humid.
Daylight hours early this month will decrease from a little over 15 hours on August 1st to about 13.5 hours by the 31st.
WHAT TO WEAR DURING AUGUST IN PARIS?
A mix of summer and some fall attire is best this month.
A light jacket or windbreaker and a sweater will come in handy for the colder nights and mornings. Don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes and an umbrella or light raincoat for the rainy days.
WHAT TO DO IN PARIS IN AUGUST?
This section outlines our top tips for things to do in August in Paris. Make sure to read our full post on free activities, family-friendly attractions, and events to attend in Paris this month.
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- Attend a concert.
- See a football game.
- Take a sightseeing tour.
- Go to the Moulin Rouge or a comedy show.
- Enjoy the Paris Plages City Beaches.
- Celebrate Liberation Day.
- Catch a movie on the lawn.
- Go to the Treteaux Nomades art and theatre festival.
- Take a food tour.
- Save up to 55% with a tourist attraction discount pass.
To see more detail about the best activities in Paris this August, read our full post.
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