The best times to visit Reims for ideal weather are

May 7th to October 7th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Reims Travel Info

Weather in Reims

Temperature

Average temperatures in Reims vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 36th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Reims, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 78.9°F (26.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.6°F (12.6°C) at night.

Reims Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Reims Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Reims Perceived Temperature (F)

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Reims Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Reims Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 44.2 38.7 32.8
Feb 46.4 39.1 31.9
Mar 54.5 44.8 35.2
Apr 63.3 51.8 40.2
May 68.6 57.7 46.8
Jun 73.4 62.9 52.2
Jul 76.9 65.5 54.4
Aug 75.9 65.1 54.4
Sep 69.3 58.6 48.3
Oct 60.4 51 42.2
Nov 51 45 38.7
Dec 42.5 37.3 31.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.8 3.7 0.4
Feb 8 3.9 -0.1
Mar 12.5 7.1 1.8
Apr 17.4 11 4.6
May 20.3 14.3 8.2
Jun 23 17.2 11.2
Jul 24.9 18.6 12.4
Aug 24.4 18.4 12.4
Sep 20.7 14.8 9.1
Oct 15.8 10.6 5.7
Nov 10.6 7.2 3.7
Dec 5.8 2.9 -0.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Reims are September, July, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

When can you find snow in Reims? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Reims is often around around January 29th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Reims.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Reims (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 0.4 1.6
Feb 16% 0.4 1.4
Mar 19% 0 1.6
Apr 17% 0 1.3
May 21% 0 2.7
Jun 23% 0 2.8
Jul 15% 0 1.9
Aug 20% 0 2.6
Sep 11% 0 1.7
Oct 16% 0 1.6
Nov 17% 0.8 1.5
Dec 26% 1 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 1 4.1
Feb 16 1 3.6
Mar 19 0 4.1
Apr 17 0 3.3
May 21 0 6.9
Jun 23 0 7.1
Jul 15 0 4.8
Aug 20 0 6.6
Sep 11 0 4.3
Oct 16 0 4.1
Nov 17 2 3.8
Dec 26 2.5 6.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Reims has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (61.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (84.2%).

Wind in Reims is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early December where average top sustained speeds reach 15.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Reims.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Feb 7 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Mar 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
May 6.4 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jul 6.7 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Aug 6.1 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Sep 5.8 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Oct 5.8 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Nov 7.4 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Dec 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.2%
Feb 77.7%
Mar 67.6%
Apr 64.2%
May 65.9%
Jun 67.7%
Jul 61.6%
Aug 65.7%
Sep 71.2%
Oct 78.2%
Nov 84.1%
Dec 84.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Reims?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for France; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 24, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Reims, France is May, followed by January and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Reims in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 53.9 in December means 53.9% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Reims Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.8°F (22.7°C) and 50.2°F (10.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Reims, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70.6°F (21.4°C) and 44.6°F (7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Reims to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52°F (11.1°C) and 39.5°F (4.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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