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Reims climate: when to go?

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The climate of Reims is a mixed type climate between the continental climate and the oceanic climate. This position in an intermediate climatic zone makes the city characterized by a rather cool climate with a temperature that reaches rather low values during the winter, with average minimum temperatures close to zero in the months of January and February. In the summer months, however, the temperatures are mild and rarely hot, the average maximum temperatures have values around 24°C in the months of July and August.

The rains are well distributed throughout the year for a total of 618 mm per year. The driest months, in terms of amount of precipitation, are the winter months of January and February. The city has a monthly average of rainy days ranging from 7 rainy days in August to 11 rainy days in January, March and December. The annual average is 113 rainy days. The city of Reims has 1,705 hours of sunshine per year. There are 66 foggy days a year. Snow falls particularly in the months of December, January, February and March with an average of 21 snow days per year.


The best time to visit the city of Reims are the months between May and September.


REIMS (91 m)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Rain (mm)Rainy days
January0,15,5 41 11
February0,07,0 39 9
March2,310,8 50 11
April3,714,0 45 10
May7,718,4 59 10
June10,521,3 58 10
July12,424,1 56 8
August12,224,2 48 7
September9,520,1 53 9
October6,615,1 55 9
November2,99,3 52 10
December1,46,6 56 11
YEAR5,814,7 618 113

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