Average Sunshine in France for June





The tables below give June averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at dozens of cities throughout France.

You can jump to a separate table for each corner of the country: Southeast, Southwest, Northeast and Northwest, plus Central France.

The total number of hours in the month with sunshine is an average of weather data collected during 1991 to 2010. The numbers of days with strong and weak sunshine are based on measurements made from 1991 to 2000.

Southeastern France

This section of southern France extends from the Mediterranean beaches on the island of Corsica and the French Riviera, or Côte d'Azur, to the peaks of the French Alps. Cities listed here belong to the regions of Corsica, Languedoc - Roussillon, Provence - Alpes - Cote - D'Azur and Rhône - Alpes.

Total June sunshine
Hours Place Days of
Strong Sun
Days of
Weak Sun
325 Ajaccio (Corsica) 16 2
296 Bastia (Corsica) 10 3
225 Bourg-Saint-Maurice 4 8
240 Carcassonne 7 7
255 Grenoble 7 7
254 Lyon 8 6
333 Marseille 15 3
295 Montelimar
312 Montpellier 13 3
306 Nice 12 3
269 Perpignan 9 5
332 Toulon 15 2

Southwestern France

The monthly sunshine totals below are for cities in the regions of Aquitaine and Midi - Pyrénées. This portion of France ranges from the Atlantic coast to the Pyrenees mountains along France's southern border.

Average amount of sun in June
Hours Place Days of
Strong Sun
Days of
Weak Sun
203 Biarritz 5 9
239 Bordeaux 6 6
198 Tarbes
228 Toulouse 6 8

Central France

This section stretches from Poitou - Charentes bordering the Atlantic Ocean to Paris in the north. It also takes in the regions of Auvergne, Burgundy (Bourgogne), Centre and Limousin.

Average June sun
Hours Place Days of
Strong Sun
Days of
Weak Sun
225 Clermont-Ferrand 5 8
239 Dijon 6 7
261 La Rochelle 7 6
227 Limoges 5 9
217 Orléans 4 9
202 Paris 4 10
233 Poitiers 6 8
228 Tours 6 8

Northeastern France

Weather information in this table is for cities in Alsatian (Alsace), Champagne - Ardenne, Franche-Comté, Lorraine and Nord - Pas-de-Calais, the regions located north and east of Paris.

Number of sunny hours and days in June on average
Hours Place Days of
Strong Sun
Days of
Weak Sun
230 Besançon 6 8
225 Colmar 4 9
206 Lille 4 10
219 Metz 4 9
221 Nancy 5 9
Reims 5 7
224 Strasbourg 5 9
229 Troyes 5 8

Northwestern France

Cities on the list here are scattered throughout the French regions that border the English Channel and lie northwest of Paris: Brittany (Bretagne), High Normandy (Haute-Normandie) and Low Normandy (Basse-Normandie). Also covered is the Pays de la Loire region, located farther south along the Atlantic Ocean.

Average total sunshine in June
Hours Place Days of
Strong Sun
Days of
Weak Sun
227 Angers 6 8
191 Brest 5 11
213 Caen 5 9
224 Le Mans 6 8
230 Lorient 5 8
206 Nantes 3 10
217 Rennes 4 10
202 Rouen 4 11
199 Saint-Brieuc 4 11
Reference

Météo France. Climat en France.

France Sunshine
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