Orleans, where it's located

The climate of Orleans is temperate and influenced by the Atlantic Ocean: it is quite cold but not freezing in winter and pleasantly warm in summer. However, it has some continental characteristics too, so it can sometimes be very cold in winter and hot in summer.
The city is located in central-northern France, in the region of the Centre.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 3.9 °C (39 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 19.4 °C (67 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Orleans - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)1135912131310842
Max (°C)781215192325252116107
Min (°F)343437414854555550463936
Max (°F)454654596673777770615045

Precipitation amounts to 640 millimeters (25.2 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 45 mm (1.8 in) in the driest months (February, March, June) to 65 mm (2.6 in) in the wettest ones (May, October). Here is the average precipitation.
Orleans - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)504545506545605050656060640
Prec.(in)21.81.822.61.82.4222.62.42.425.2
Days1191010118878101011112

On average, there are around 1,770 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Orleans - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours235677776422

Orleans

Best Time


The best time to visit Orleans 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.