Average Temperatures for France in August





Average temperatures for August at cities throughout France are listed below in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit.

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

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum monthly temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

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.

Average August temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
84 64 Ajaccio, Corsica 29 18
85 67 Bastia, Corsica 29 19
78 54 Bourg-Saint-Maurice 26 12
83 63 Carcassonne 28 17
80 57 Grenoble 26 14
81 61 Lyon 27 16
85 66 Marseille 30 19
84 63 Montelimar 29 17
84 65 Montpellier 29 19
82 69 Nice 28 21
84 67 Perpignan 29 19
85 68 Toulon 30 20

Southwestern France

The weather data 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 daily temperatures in August
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
76 63 Biarritz 25 17
81 60 Bordeaux 27 16
77 59 Tarbes 25 15
82 62 Toulouse 28 17

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.

August temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
79 57 Clermont-Ferrand 26 14
78 58 Dijon 26 14
76 62 La Rochelle 25 17
75 58 Limoges 24 15
77 56 Orléans 25 13
77 60 Paris 25 16
78 56 Poitiers 26 13
78 57 Tours 25 14

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.

Average August temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
77 57 Besançon 25 14
78 57 Colmar 26 14
74 56 Lille 23 14
77 56 Metz 25 14
76 56 Nancy 25 13
76 55 Reims 24 13
78 57 Strasbourg 25 14
78 55 Troyes 25 13

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 August temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
78 57 Angers 25 14
69 56 Brest 21 13
73 56 Caen 23 13
78 57 Le Mans 25 14
73 56 Lorient 23 13
77 58 Nantes 25 14
76 57 Rennes 24 14
73 55 Rouen 23 13
70 55 Saint-Brieuc 21 13
Reference

Météo France. Climat en France.

France Temperatures
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