North of France: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the best time to visit North of France from average climate conditions in many locations like Douai or Arras (Pas-de-Calais), here.

Best time to go to France?

When is the best time to go to North of France?

When is the best time to go to North of France? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In September, the weather is beautiful everywhere in North of France
  • The best months to go to Arras (Pas-de-Calais) are May and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Arras (Pas-de-Calais) are July, August and September, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • December is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Le Touquet, Berck, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais and Dunkirk, with good weather at least 4 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Le Touquet are August and September

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in North of France for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad North of France in january
very bad North of France in february
very bad to bad* North of France in march
bad to tolerable* North of France in april
tolerable to good* North of France in may
tolerable to good* North of France in june
tolerable to good* North of France in july
tolerable to good* North of France in august
good North of France in september
tolerable North of France in october
bad North of France in november
very bad to bad* North of France in december

When to go to North of France by city

Arras (Pas-de-Calais)

Best time to go to Arras (Pas-de-Calais)

The best months to go to Arras (Pas-de-Calais) are may and september.

Cambrai

Best time to go to Cambrai

The best months to go to Cambrai are june and september.

Le Touquet

Best time to go to Le Touquet

The best months to go to Le Touquet are june, july, august and september.

Lille

Best time to go to Lille

The best months to go to Lille are may and september.

Valenciennes

Best time to go to Valenciennes

The best months to go to Valenciennes are june and september.


Climate and Weather in North of France

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North of France : La Grande place de Lille


Temperatures and rainfall in North of France

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of North of France and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Arras (Pas-de-Calais), Cambrai, Le Touquet, Lille and Valenciennes, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of North of France

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cities in North of France (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About North of France

What can I do in North of France?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for North of France reliable?

Climate data for North of France has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for North of France allows us to determine the average for each month in Arras (Pas-de-Calais), Cambrai, Le Touquet, Lille, Valenciennes, Berck, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, and 3 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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