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Paris in October: Weather, Average temperature and Climate

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

Weather in Paris in October 2024

OK Weather
Mild
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Cloudy
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$392 - $746
If you plan to visit Paris in October, the weather is typically alright, with an average high temperature of +61°F during the day and approximately 8 sunny days. Expect some rainy, though, as there are typically 7 rainy days in the month and around 64 mm of precipitation. The weather is changeable so you may have to pack for every eventuality. Search flights in one click on Avionero.

Average weather

☀️
+61°F
Avg. max. temperature
+30°F
Min.
+84°F
Max.
64 mm
Total precipitation
80%
Avg. humidity
3 m/s
Avg. wind
8 ☀️
Sunny Days
16 ⛅️
Cloudy
7 🌦
Rainy
Our opinion: Paris has OK weather in October.

Average temperature in Paris in October

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

Going from a maximum of +75°F during the day to a minimum of +43°F during the night, the temperature in October averages around +68°F.

The average maximum temperature goes down 6% by the end of the month, compared with the beginning of the month, from +70°F to +68°F.

Is Paris warm or cold in October?

Paris is typically mild in October.

Maximum temperatures go down compared to the previous month from +70°F to +61°F. The minimum temperature also goes down from +54°F to +48°F.

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

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

Travel to Paris

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74
Flights per week
$392
Min. Price
$746
Max. Price

Climate in Paris in October

Paris weather looks like this, on average, in October and the surrounding months.
SeptemberOctoberNovember
Avg. temperature
+70°F+61°F+52°F
Min. temperature
+39°F+30°F+18°F
Max. temperature
+93°F+84°F+70°F
Rainfall
51 mm64 mm55 mm
Wind
3 m/s3 m/s3 m/s
Humidity
72%80%84%
Air pressure
1016 HPa1014 HPa1014 HPa
Sunny days
1185
Cloudy days
131618
Rainy days
677
Snowy days
000

October typically has worse weather conditions compared to September. It’s getting colder in October. From +70°F in the day, the average maximum temperature lowers to +61°F. Prepare for more rain. Average rainfall goes from 51 mm to 64 mm. Humidity rises from 72% to 80%. The average wind speed doesn’t change much during October, staying around 3 m/s. The days becoming less sunny, going from 11 sunny days in September to 8 in October.

November brings much the same weather, it remains ok.

Wind

Wind speed in Paris in October 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 decreasing during October, going from 6 m/s to 4 m/s over the course of the month.

Rain

Amount of rainfall in mm during October in Paris based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data
Typically, there is a 45% chance of rain on an average day in October, with total rainfall of approximately 72 mm. The maximum amount of rainfall per day is around 15 mm, which is considered light rain. October is a pretty wet month with over 14 rainy days, so don’t forget to pack an umbrella, raincoat, and a pair of wellies.
October is one of the rainiest months in Paris, here is a comparison with other months, 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 October in Paris?

This is the weather in Paris in October 2023:
1 October
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+69°F
2 October
🌧️
+68°F
3 October
🌫️
+58°F
4 October
🌫️
+68°F
5 October
☁️
+69°F
6 October
☀️
+67°F
7 October
☀️
+69°F
8 October
☀️
+65°F
9 October
☀️
+67°F
10 October
☀️
+67°F
11 October
☀️
+64°F
12 October
☀️
+67°F
13 October
☁️
+59°F
14 October
🌧️
+63°F
15 October
🌧️
+65°F
16 October
☁️
+69°F
17 October
🌧️
+66°F
18 October
☁️
+66°F
19 October
☀️
+71°F
20 October
☀️
+73°F
21 October
☀️
+69°F
22 October
☀️
+71°F
23 October
☀️
+73°F
24 October
☁️
+65°F
25 October
☀️
+65°F
26 October
☀️
+72°F
27 October
☀️
+74°F
28 October
☀️
+73°F
29 October
☀️
+75°F
30 October
☀️
+66°F
31 October
☀️
+68°F
In October 2023 Paris had 19 sunny days, 6 cloudy days, and 4 rainy days. The average maximum temperature was +68°F, with an absolute maximum of +75°F and a minimum of +59°F. The average humidity was 82%, with a maximum of 98% and a minimum of 45%. The average wind speed was 3 m/s, with a maximum of 9 m/s and a minimum of 0 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 October has not changed that much over the last 43 years.

The average temperature was the lowest in 1992 (+56°F) and the highest in 2022 (+70°F). The driest year was 1995 with only 12 mm of rainfall, and the wettest year was 2000 with 156 mm.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the weather in Paris in October:

Is October a good time to visit Paris?

It’s always a good time to visit Paris, but the weather is changeable in October, so plan a mix of indoor and outdoor activities and exploring, and pack for every eventuality.

Can you sunbathe in Paris in October?

October 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 October?

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

Is it sunny in Paris in October?

Usually, it’s not very sunny in Paris in October, 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 October?

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.