Weather Averages for Paris in December
Averages for Paris in DecemberDecember is one of the coldest months of the year in Paris.
As it is winter in the city, the weather is likely to be much the same as that experienced in November, though the temperatures will drop further.
The month sees very little sun with cold days, though the temperatures rarely dip below freezing as a rule.
Recently, though, the weather has seen much colder spells, with snow fall even seen in Paris.
The average temperature for this month can reach 7°C (45°F), dropping to an average low of 2°C (36°F).
The average amount of rainfall expected for this month is 50 mm over 16 days.
The average amount of sunshine per day is 2 hours throughout this month.
Paris' debutantes are received into society at the annual Le Bal Crillon des Debutantes.
There are plenty of activities for kids to enjoy at Children's World held at The place de la Bastille.
The steps of the Notre Dame become host to the annual recreation of the Nativity story, for the Mystery of Christmas event. This occurs every half hour throughout December and January.
Family Christmas Mass is held at Paris' oldest church, the Eglise St.-Germain-des-Pres, with holiday programs held throughout the month.
Full, traditional, Catholic Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass are held at the Eglise de la Madeleine.
In front of the train station at Montparnasse, people can come and ice skate for free throughout the winter months, until the ice melts.
French heritage is celebrated with Celebrate France, with a variety of events starting on New Year's Eve and continuing on into the year.