Average Temperatures for France in March





Average temperatures for March 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 March temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
60 42 Ajaccio, Corsica 16 6
60 44 Bastia, Corsica 16 7
53 32 Bourg-Saint-Maurice 12 0
58 42 Carcassonne 14 6
54 36 Grenoble 12 2
55 39 Lyon 13 4
60 43 Marseille 16 6
58 41 Montelimar 15 5
61 43 Montpellier 16 6
59 46 Nice 15 8
61 45 Perpignan 16 7
61 47 Toulon 16 8

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 March
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
59 45 Biarritz 15 7
59 42 Bordeaux 15 5
58 39 Tarbes 14 4
58 41 Toulouse 15 5

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.

March temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
56 37 Clermont-Ferrand 13 3
53 36 Dijon 12 2
55 43 La Rochelle 13 6
53 39 Limoges 12 4
54 37 Orléans 12 3
54 42 Paris 12 5
55 38 Poitiers 13 3
54 39 Tours 12 4

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 March temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
53 37 Besançon 11 3
53 36 Colmar 12 2
51 38 Lille 11 4
52 36 Metz 11 2
52 36 Nancy 11 2
52 37 Reims 11 3
53 37 Strasbourg 11 3
53 36 Troyes 12 2

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 March temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
55 40 Angers 13 4
53 42 Brest 12 5
53 40 Caen 12 4
55 39 Le Mans 13 4
54 41 Lorient 12 5
55 41 Nantes 13 5
55 40 Rennes 13 5
51 38 Rouen 11 3
52 40 Saint-Brieuc 11 4
Reference

Météo France. Climat en France.

France Temperatures
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