Friday, April 16, 2010

Countries With The Best Climate #10 -- France

France's climate is mostly temperate, althought there are regional variations. Average temperatures range from 32°F to 46°F during the Winter, and from 61°F to 75°F during the Summer.

Most of the warmth and sunshine is located in the deep south of the country, known to the French as the Midi. The Provence and Languedoc regions are known for their mild winters and blistering hot summers.

The north and central regions, including Paris, have cool and relatively wet winters, althought summers are usually hot. Winters are a lot colder in the eastern regions of the Alsace-Lorraine and in the mountainous regions of the Alps, the Pyrenees, and the Massif Central.

It is also important to note that the Celsius scale (°C) is used in France.

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