When To Visit Paris
The Best Time Of Year To Visit Paris
Someone once wrote a song, "I love Paris in the springtime". The truth of the matter; however, is that Paris in the summer is so much better. Sorry Mr. Cole Porter.
Because the key to Paris vacations is its plethora of famous attractions, the weather is a crucial element to "doing Paris right".
And mind you, I am not saying I wouldn't go any day of the year I landed a ticket, because I would go on the coldest day of the year if it meant a free trip for me. But I merely am saying that if you are wanting to plan a trip with the family and have your choice of when to go, summer is amazing.
The Arc de Triomphe, the Pantheon, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral are but just a few of the places available to you.
Paris has an average monthly temperature of about 60 degrees according to the world weather organization. Mind you, this is mostly evening weather. It is highest in July and August and lowest December through February.
When it comes to rain and Paris, it's not a huge factor as to when you visit. Each month through out the year is about the same (averages are within 3-4 days of each other between the wettest and dryest months).
So, any month in Paris is awesome. Afterall, it's Paris!
If you're a tourist type, you will probably prefer summer. To be honest, some people prefer winter because you can usually find better prices on things. Like flights, restaurants and even on cheap hotels in Paris.