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From: Thomas Morva
Date: 06-20-2007 01:44:02 am
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Subject: Paris Weather

Message: Paris Weather
By Thomas Morva


Paris is the capital city of France and covers an area of 460 square miles. Situated on the banks of river Seine, at the center of the Ile -de- France, Paris is home to about 10 million people. The Ile-de-France region gets the least amount of rainfall in the whole of France. However, there can be unexpected showers in Paris at any time of the year.

The North Atlantic drift affects the climate of Paris. As a result Paris has a marine west coast climate. The city enjoys temperate climate throughout the year and does not have extremely high or low temperatures. Summer in Paris is generally warm with the mercury touching 24 °C (75 °F), and the temperature in winter tends to be around 1 °C (34 °F). The highest temperature recorded in Paris was in the year 1948 on the 28th of July. It was found to be 40.4 °C (104.7 °F), and the lowest was -23.9 °C (-11.0 °F) recorded in the year 1879 on the 10th of December.

Spring is a wonderful time to visit any place and Paris is no exception, though, it can turn wet sometimes. The magnificent avenues and shady trees enhance the charms of Paris. The average day time temperature is the highest from May to September with the mercury showing 25 °C (76 °F). Winters especially from December to February can be quite cold with the mercury falling to 3 °C (37 °F).The winter season is also accompanied by cold winds.

In Paris, rainfall can occur at any time of the year. The average yearly precipitation is around 641.6mm (25.2 inches). The months of September, October and November receive the least rainfall (about 2.7 inches), while the period ranging from April to July receives the highest rainfall (about 10 inches).

Paris is pleasant to visit all round the year and rarely receives any snowfall. Sometimes the coldest months may receive snowfall usually lasting only a day. There has been one unique instance of snowfall in April that may have been caused due to changes in the global weather patterns.


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                  Paris Weather - Thomas Morva   06-20-2007 01:44:02 am

 

 
 
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