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Paris in March: Weather, Average temperature and Climate

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

Weather in Paris in March 2025

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Weather for Paris in March is typically good with an average maximum temperature of +54°F during the day, and approximately 8 sunny days monthly. Typically, there are about 7 rainy days with the total average precipitation that falls in March around 53 mm. Expect good weather and pack accordingly to enjoy the outdoors. Search flights in one click on Avionero.

Average weather

☀️
+54°F
Avg. max. temperature
+19°F
Min.
+77°F
Max.
53 mm
Total precipitation
73%
Avg. humidity
3 m/s
Avg. wind
8 ☀️
Sunny Days
16 ⛅️
Cloudy
7 🌦
Rainy
Our opinion: Paris has good weather in March.

Average temperature in Paris in March

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

Going from a maximum of +72°F during the day to a minimum of +32°F during the night, the temperature in March averages around +59°F.

The average maximum temperature goes down 23% by the end of the month, compared with the beginning of the month, from +55°F to +46°F.

Is Paris warm or cold in March?

Paris is typically mild in March.

Maximum temperatures go up compared to the previous month from +46°F to +54°F. The minimum temperature also goes up from +36°F to +39°F.

Pack a light jacket as it will be warm in the day and cool in the evenings.

Take a look at how March is compared to other months in Paris:

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Flights per week
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Min. Price
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Climate in Paris in March

Paris weather looks like this, on average, in March and the surrounding months.
FebruaryMarchApril
Avg. temperature
+46°F+54°F+59°F
Min. temperature
+10°F+19°F+27°F
Max. temperature
+70°F+77°F+82°F
Rainfall
47 mm53 mm52 mm
Wind
3 m/s3 m/s3 m/s
Humidity
79%73%67%
Air pressure
1016 HPa1015 HPa1013 HPa
Sunny days
6811
Cloudy days
151612
Rainy days
677
Snowy days
100

March often has better weather than February. It’s getting warmer as March arrives. The average maximum temperature goes up from +46°F to +54°F during the day. Prepare for more rain. Average rainfall goes from 47 mm to 53 mm. It feels drier, as humidity decreases from 79% to 73%. The average wind speed doesn’t change much during March, staying around 3 m/s. The good news is there are likely to be more sunny days in March, from 6 to 8.

April brings much the same weather, it remains good.

Wind

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

The average wind speed is 4 m/s getting up to 7 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 March, going from 2 m/s to 6 m/s over the course of the month.

Rain

Amount of rainfall in mm during March in Paris based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data
Typically, there is a 32% chance of rain on an average day in March, with total rainfall of approximately 51 mm. The maximum amount of rainfall per day is around 13 mm, which is considered light rain. March is a pretty wet month with over 10 rainy days, so don’t forget to pack an umbrella, raincoat, and a pair of wellies.
Here’s how March 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.

Snow

Amount of snow in mm during March in Paris based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data
The total snow in March is about 0 mm, with a 0% chance of snow on a typical day.

Here’s how March is compared with other months in the amount of snow, total mm:

How was the weather last March in Paris?

This is the weather in Paris in March 2023:
1 March
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+55°F
2 March
☀️
+55°F
3 March
☁️
+54°F
4 March
☁️
+54°F
5 March
🌫️
+53°F
6 March
☀️
+47°F
7 March
☀️
+45°F
8 March
☀️
+56°F
9 March
☀️
+60°F
10 March
☀️
+63°F
11 March
☀️
+55°F
12 March
🌧️
+51°F
13 March
🌧️
+53°F
14 March
☀️
+59°F
15 March
🌧️
+53°F
16 March
☀️
+58°F
17 March
☁️
+51°F
18 March
☀️
+60°F
19 March
☀️
+61°F
20 March
☀️
+56°F
21 March
☀️
+65°F
22 March
☀️
+65°F
23 March
☀️
+65°F
24 March
☀️
+69°F
25 March
☀️
+67°F
26 March
☀️
+66°F
27 March
☀️
+70°F
28 March
☀️
+71°F
29 March
🌧️
+64°F
30 March
🌫️
+56°F
31 March
☁️
+47°F
In March 2023 Paris had 21 sunny days, 4 cloudy days, and 4 rainy days. The average maximum temperature was +59°F, with an absolute maximum of +72°F and a minimum of +45°F. The average humidity was 66%, with a maximum of 98% and a minimum of 26%. The average wind speed was 4 m/s, with a maximum of 10 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 March has not changed that much over the last 43 years.

The average temperature was the lowest in 1987 (+47°F) and the highest in 2012 (+65°F). The driest year was 1993 with only 2 mm of rainfall, and the wettest year was 2001 with 183 mm.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the weather in Paris in March:

Is March a good time to visit Paris?

March 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 March?

March has mild temperatures in Paris. Not ideal for sunbathing, but still good for daytime outdoor activities, but plan for cool evenings. Pack a light jacket and shorts!

Is Paris rainy in March?

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

Is it sunny in Paris in March?

Usually, it’s not very sunny in Paris in March, often it’s pretty cloudy. Pack for any eventuality; layering can help reduce the number of bulky items needed.

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

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.