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Paris in August: Weather, Average temperature and Climate

Take a look at past year’s weather for Paris in August and see if it is worth visiting.
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August

Weather in Paris in August 2024

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$392 - $746
Weather for Paris in August is typically good with an average maximum temperature of +77°F during the day, and approximately 14 sunny days monthly. Typically, there are about 6 rainy days with the total average precipitation that falls in August around 55 mm. Expect good weather and pack accordingly to enjoy the outdoors. Search flights in one click on Avionero.
Good to know:
  • August is usually the hottest month of the year in Paris;

Average weather

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+77°F
Avg. max. temperature
+45°F
Min.
+104°F
Max.
55 mm
Total precipitation
67%
Avg. humidity
3 m/s
Avg. wind
14 ☀️
Sunny Days
11 ⛅️
Cloudy
6 🌦
Rainy
Our opinion: Paris has good weather in August.

Average temperature in Paris in August

Here are the expected maximum, average and minimum temperatures in Paris for August based on the historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

Going from a maximum of +97°F during the day to a minimum of +57°F during the night, the temperature in August averages around +84°F.

The average maximum temperature goes up 0% by the end of the month, compared with the beginning of the month, from +81°F to +81°F.

Is Paris warm or cold in August?

Paris is typically warm in August.

Maximum temperatures go up compared to the previous month from +77°F to +77°F. The minimum temperature also goes up from +59°F to +59°F.

It’s generally warm, but pack a long-sleeve shirt for evenings.

August is the hottest month in Paris, here is the comparison with other months:

Travel to Paris

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Flights per week
$392
Min. Price
$746
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Climate in Paris in August

Paris weather looks like this, on average, in August and the surrounding months.
JulyAugustSeptember
Avg. temperature
+77°F+77°F+70°F
Min. temperature
+45°F+45°F+39°F
Max. temperature
+108°F+104°F+93°F
Rainfall
60 mm55 mm51 mm
Wind
3 m/s3 m/s3 m/s
Humidity
65%67%72%
Air pressure
1015 HPa1015 HPa1016 HPa
Sunny days
131411
Cloudy days
121113
Rainy days
666
Snowy days
000

August weather is still as good as in July. The temperature levels stay the same in the area of +77°F for average maximum temperature during the day. As August arrives, the amount of rainfall goes down. On average, the rainfall volume decreases from 60 mm to 55 mm. Humidity rises from 65% to 67%. The average wind speed doesn’t change much during August, staying around 3 m/s. The good news is there are likely to be more sunny days in August, from 13 to 14.

September brings much the same weather, it remains good.

Wind

Wind speed in Paris in August based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

The average wind speed is 3 m/s getting up to 6 m/s which is a medium breeze. You can feel it, especially getting out of the water.

The average wind speed in Paris is gradually increasing during August, going from 2 m/s to 3 m/s over the course of the month.

Rain

Amount of rainfall in mm during August in Paris based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data
Typically, there is a 29% chance of rain on an average day in August, with total rainfall of approximately 31 mm. The maximum amount of rainfall per day is around 6 mm, which is considered light rain. On average, there are about 9 rainy days during August, so prepare to bring an umbrella.
Here’s how August is compared with other months in the amount of precipitation, total mm:
Paris wettest month is May, where a typical day has a 29% chance of precipitation and 73 mm of rainfall per day. February, on the other hand, is the driest month with a mere 21% chance of precipitation and 47 mm of rainfall per day.

How was the weather last August in Paris?

This is the weather in Paris in August 2023:
1 August
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+81°F
2 August
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+89°F
3 August
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+96°F
4 August
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+86°F
5 August
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+78°F
6 August
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+77°F
7 August
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+80°F
8 August
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+84°F
9 August
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+88°F
10 August
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+91°F
11 August
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+91°F
12 August
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+93°F
13 August
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+91°F
14 August
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+82°F
15 August
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+79°F
16 August
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+82°F
17 August
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+80°F
18 August
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+83°F
19 August
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+75°F
20 August
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+78°F
21 August
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+80°F
22 August
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+78°F
23 August
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+82°F
24 August
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+91°F
25 August
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+89°F
26 August
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+79°F
27 August
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+77°F
28 August
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+79°F
29 August
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+84°F
30 August
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+83°F
31 August
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+81°F
In August 2023 Paris had 30 sunny days, 0 cloudy days, and 1 rainy days. The average maximum temperature was +84°F, with an absolute maximum of +97°F and a minimum of +75°F. The average humidity was 59%, with a maximum of 96% and a minimum of 22%. The average wind speed was 3 m/s, with a maximum of 8 m/s and a minimum of 1 m/s.
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Climate Change Over the Years

This is how Paris climate has changed over the last 43 years.

The climate in Paris in August has not changed that much over the last 43 years.

The average temperature was the lowest in 2006 (+72°F) and the highest in 2003 (+87°F). The driest year was 1991 with only 10 mm of rainfall, and the wettest year was 2004 with 169 mm.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the weather in Paris in August:

Is August a good time to visit Paris?

August is a really good time to go to Paris. The weather is nice so plan your packing around outdoor activities and exploring. Check out other good time to visit Paris.

Can you sunbathe in Paris in August?

August is warm in Paris. You may enjoy some beach or pool time in the day, but pack something a tad warmer for the evening.

Is Paris rainy in August?

Paris is often rainy in August. You may get a bit damp when outside, so pack an umbrella, and maybe even a raincoat.

Is it sunny in Paris in August?

The amount of sunny days in Paris during August varies; prepare for a mix of clouds and sun.

How much does it cost to fly to Paris in August?

The normal prices to fly to Paris is $392 - $746. It means that the majority of our users have picked flights in this range. To find the best price we recommend you search early, using our flexible dates feature.

Other cities in France

Check out the weather for other cities in France.

Monthly weather in Paris

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Paris, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.