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    South central France

    Lyon weather and climate

    South central France

    Lyon weather and climate

     

    Day

    7 °C

     

    Night

    2 °C

     

    Precipitation

    53 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    10 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    9 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    2 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    84 %

     

    Day

    7 °C

     

    Night

    2 °C

     

    Precipitation

    53 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    10 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    9 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    2 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    84 %

    Weather charts for Lyon

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    Weather overview for Lyon

    Weather overview

    Lyon (France) is a place with a mild climate. The day temperatures range from 6.7 °C (44.1 °F) in January to 27.6 °C (81.7 °F) in July. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 15.8 °C (60.4 °F), the lowest in January with 0.2 °C (32.4 °F). The least rainy month in Lyon is September with its 8 days of rain, the rainiest month is May, when it rains 12 days.

    January weather

    The maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 0.0 °C (32.0 °F) in Lyon, on the contrary the day temperature reaches its minimum, its value is 6.7 °C (44.1 °F). The night temperature reaches its minimum in this month. The humidity reaches its maximum, with its value of 86 %.

    February weather

    The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 9 days in Lyon, while the rainfall amount is on its minimum in February. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, its value is 3 hours. The day temperature starts to rise, with its value being 8.7 °C (47.7 °F).

    March weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 13.5 °C (56.3 °F) in Lyon, while the night temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value of 2.9 °C (37.2 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value of 48 mm (1.89 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, its value is 5 hours. The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed, the value of this measure is 3.4.

    April weather

    The number of rainy days starts to rise, the value of this measure is 10 days in Lyon, while the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, its value is 72 mm (2.84 in). The day temperature continues to rise, and the night temperature continues to rise as well, with its value being 5.7 °C (42.3 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 6 hours.

    May weather

    The tourist season is at its beginning in May in Lyon. The day temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 21.1 °C (70.0 °F), and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, the value of this measure is 9.9 °C (49.8 °F). The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value being 12 days, while the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 87 mm (3.43 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 7 hours.

    June weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Lyon. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, and the night temperature continues to rise as well, with its value being 13.2 °C (55.8 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value being 11 days, and the rainfall amount starts to descent too in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 8 hours.

    July weather

    There is pending tourist season in Lyon. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 9 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month too, the value of this measure is 62 mm (2.43 in). The day temperature is on its maximum, its value is 27.6 °C (81.7 °F), and the night temperature reaches its maximum too. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, its value is 9 hours.

    August weather

    The day temperature starts to descent, with its value of 27.0 °C (80.6 °F) in Lyon, and the night temperature descent's start could be observed too, its value is 15.1 °C (59.2 °F). The tourist season is close to its peak. The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, the value of this measure is 67 mm (2.64 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, with its value of 8 hours. The minimum of the wind speed is observable, its value is 2.7.

    September weather

    The tourist season continues in Lyon. The minimum of the number of rainy days is observable, while the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 81 mm (3.18 in). The day temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 22.4 °C (72.3 °F), and the descent of the night temperature can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 11.7 °C (53.1 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 7 hours.

    October weather

    The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value being 10 days in Lyon, while the maximum of the rainfall amount is observable in this month. The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 17.2 °C (63.0 °F), and the descent of the night temperature can be observed too, the value of this measure is 8.6 °C (47.5 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 4 hours.

    November weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 10.7 °C (51.3 °F) in Lyon, and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 4.0 °C (39.2 °F). The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value of 72 mm (2.85 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value of 3 hours.

    December weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, with its value of 7.3 °C (45.1 °F) in Lyon, and the descent of the night temperature can be observed as well, with its value of 1.5 °C (34.7 °F). The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value being 53 mm (2.09 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum in December. The day length is on its minimum, with its value being 9 hours.

    FAQs

    How windy is Lyon in March?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in March in Lyon is 3.4.

    Is April part of the dry season in Lyon?

    No, April is not a dry month in Lyon, expect rain approximately 10 days in a month.

    What is the night temperature in Lyon in May?

    The average night temperature in Lyon in May is 9.9 °C (49.8 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    Is it hot in June in Lyon?

    In June in Lyon, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What is the temperature in Lyon during the day in July?

    In July in Lyon, the average daily temperatures will be 27.6 °C (81.7 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is there a wet season in Lyon in August?

    No, there is no wet season in Lyon in August - you can expect 9 days of rain during the month.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Lyon in September?

    September is a good month to visit Lyon. There are only 8 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 22.4 °C (72.3 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 11.7 °C (53.1 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Lyon in October?

    There are 10 days, which are rainy in Lyon in October, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.2 days of the week, or in general - 32 % days.

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