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Dijon Climate & Temperature

  • Dijon, France is at 4716'N, 55'E, 220 m (722 ft). See map.
  • Dijon has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Dijon is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.6 degrees Celsius (51.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Dijon Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 5.3°C (41.6°F) on average falling to -1°C (30.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16°C (60.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 5.3°C (41.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 24.3°C (75.8°F) and average low temperatures are 13.3°C (56°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 15°C (59°F) during the day and lows of 6.7°C (44°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 732.2 mm (28.8 inches) which is equivalent to 732.2 Litres/m (17.96 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2049 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Dijon you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Te Wharau, Glenburn, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Dijon Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (39) 7 (45) 12 (54) 16 (61) 20 (68) 23 (73) 25 (77) 25 (77) 21 (70) 15 (59) 9 (48) 5 (41) 15 (59)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (34) 3 (37) 7 (45) 11 (51) 15 (58) 18 (64) 20 (67) 20 (67) 16 (61) 11 (51) 6 (43) 3 (37) 11 (51)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) -1 (30) 2 (36) 5 (41) 9 (48) 12 (54) 14 (57) 14 (57) 11 (52) 6 (43) 3 (37) 0 (32) 6 (43)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 59 (2) 53 (2) 53 (2) 52 (2) 86 (3) 62 (2) 51 (2) 65 (3) 67 (3) 58 (2) 64 (3) 62 (2) 732 (29)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 13 (46) 10 (32) 11 (37) 12 (39) 12 (40) 11 (35) 11 (35) 11 (37) 12 (39) 14 (47) 14 (45) 147 (40)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 11' 3h 19' 6h 05' 7h 00' 8h 00' 8h 22' 8h 44' 7h 52' 7h 02' 4h 46' 2h 20' 1h 27' 5h 36'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 56' 10h 11' 11h 49' 13h 34' 15h 04' 15h 50' 15h 29' 14h 11' 12h 30' 10h 45' 9h 16' 8h 31' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 25 (75) 33 (67) 52 (48) 52 (48) 54 (46) 53 (47) 57 (43) 56 (44) 57 (43) 45 (55) 26 (74) 17 (83) 47 (53)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 22.9 32.2 43 54.7 63 66.2 63.1 54.8 43.4 31.9 22.7 19.3 43

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