Île-de-France, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Île-de-France, France? If you're planning to go to Île-de-France, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Île-de-France, France

Based on the climate and weather in Île-de-France, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Île-de-France, France by month

January

If you visit Île-de-France during January, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

February

February here is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces

March

If you visit Île-de-France during March, you are likely to find that it is cold.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

April in Île-de-France is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

May

If you visit Île-de-France during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

June

June is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

July

July here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

August

August here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you visit Île-de-France during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

October

October in Île-de-France can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

November

November in Île-de-France is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

December

December in Île-de-France is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Île-de-France, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Île-de-France, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Île-de-France
  • Appropriate museum wear

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