What is the Weather like in Paris during July?

This post is an overview of the weather in Paris during July, including average temperatures and how much rain or sun you might expect. 


WHAT ARE THE AVERAGE TEMPS IN PARIS IN JULY?

Paris in July features cool late nights and early mornings with comfortable to warm afternoons and evenings. 

Early in July, morning low temperatures tend to be around 12-14 C (the mid-50s F) but warm to 14-16 C (the upper 50s F to near 60 F)  by the end of the month.

A few of the colder mornings will often dip down to 10-11 C (into the lower 50s F). 

 

Average Temperatures in Paris in July

 

Daytime high temperatures tend to be around 22-23 C (in the low to mid 70s F) early in the month warming to 25-26 C (the mid to upper 70s F) near the end of the month.

A few of the warmer afternoons,  can reach up to around 31-32 C (into the upper 80s F).

The coldest temperature recorded in Paris during July was about 5 C (41 F).


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HOW MUCH RAIN OR SUN?

Skies in July, on average, will be sunny or at least partly sunny on 18-19 days this month offering ample time to explore this great city. 

Some rain occurs, on about 12 days but only 7 of these will record 1 mm (.04 inches) or more.

Humidity levels tend to be comfortable with only about 1 day, on average, being considered humid. 

Wind speeds tend to be light to briefly moderate.

 

Weather Calendar July Paris 

 

Daylight hours increase throughout this month form about 14.5 hours on the 1st to just under 16 hours by the 31st.


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WHAT SHOULD I WEAR IN JULY?

July is fairly comfortable so you won’t have to pack much! We’ve made a list of some essentials below:

1. Light Cotton Clothes

Packing lightweight cotton clothes will ensure you remain comfortable during the warmer days in Paris.

2. Sunglasses

Since most of the month is sunny, a good pair of sunglasses will come in handy.  

3. Walking Shoes

Although it’s warm, you don’t want to break out the flip flops, especially in Paris. A good pair of walking shoes is recommended.

 


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WHAT TO DO IN PARIS

For more detail on free things to do, family-friendly activities, and evening entertainment and events, read our full post on things to do is Paris in July.

 

 

TIP: When you purchase a tourist discount pass, you can see more while saving up to 55% of retail prices on the most popular attractions. 

To find details about on Free Walking Tours in Paris, read our full post! 

 


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Fred Pickhardt
Ocean Weather Services

About the author

Christina studied art history and French literature at the Sorbonne for a year in Paris as an undergrad. Now based in Washington, DC, she visits Paris as often as possible and loves introducing family and friends to her favorite places there. She has worked as a travel writer, museum professional, English tutor, and editor, and her favorite French cheese is Pont l'Eveque.