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Best time to visit Reims, France

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The best time to visit Reims is May-July

Are you looking for the best time to visit Reims? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Reims is a great destination to visit almost all year round, May-July is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

The warmest month of the year in Reims is July, where the average temperature gets to around 24℃ (75℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 26℃ (80℉) on the hottest days in summer. The average low temperatures in winter float around 1℃ (33℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about -3℃ (28℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Reims, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. December sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in April instead.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Reims below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

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Reims seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Reims as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Reims is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Reims

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Reims for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Reims climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Reims for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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OCT
NOV
DEC

Reims in January

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Reims in February

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Reims in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Reims in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Reims in May

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Reims in June

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in June, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Reims in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Reims in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Reims in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in September, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.

Reims in October

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Reims in November

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Reims in December

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Reims in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Reims is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 24℃ (75℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Reims is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Reims is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Reims, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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