Weather Averages for Paris in January
Averages for Paris in JanuaryJanuary is winter in Paris. This means that the days will be cold, but the weather will generally remain above freezing.
January is the coldest month of the year in Paris.
The average temperature for this month can reach 6°C (43°F), dropping to an average low of 1°C (34°F).
Temperartures also dip during the night, so it is sensible to wrap up warm if you go out during the evening in winter.
Although Paris is known to be a very wet and rainy city, the weather is prone to sudden down pours, so bear this in mind when you are packing for your trip.
The average amount of rainfall expected for this month is 56 mm over 17 days.
Very little sunshine is seen in Paris in the winter months.
The average amount of sunshine per day is 2 hours throughout this month.
Paris is a wonderful, vibrant and exciting city that always has plenty to see and do.
There area number of different festivals and events going on through January.
Throughout the month and carrying on into February is the International Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show and Défilés.
Happily coinciding with this are the January sales, so head to the shops and bag yourself a bargain in one of the most fashionable cities in the world. Shopping whilst in Paris is a must for anyone who has a passion for fashion.
For a different type of shopping, there is also the Marche Boulogne in this month, which is an open air food market.
For those who don't want to spend their time shopping, though, the Rollerblading Excursion event that goes on in this month is a sporty alternative.