Nantes, where it's located

The climate of Nantes is oceanic, with quite mild, rainy winters and warm summers.
The city is located in north-western France, 45 km from the Atlantic coast, and is the capital of the Pays de la Loire.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 6.1 °C (43 °F), that of the warmest months (July, August) is of 19.6 °C (67 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Nantes - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)33561013141412963
Max (°C)9101316192325252218129
Min (°F)373741435055575754484337
Max (°F)485055616673777772645448

Precipitation amounts to 820 millimeters (32.3 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 45 mm (1.8 in) in the driest months (June, July, August) to 95 mm (3.7 in) in the wettest ones (October, December). Here is the average precipitation.
Nantes - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)857060606545454565959095820
Prec.(in)3.32.82.42.42.61.81.81.82.63.73.53.732.3
Days12101010117778121213119

On average, there are around 1,790 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Nantes - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours235667776432

Nantes

Best Time


The best time to visit Nantes runs from mid-May to mid-September, since it is the warmest and sunniest period of the year. Sometimes, it can be hot in July and August, while in other circumstances, nights can be cool or even a little cold even in these months, so it can be useful to bring a sweatshirt or sweater and a light jacket for the evening.