Nantes, France Weather and Climate

Nantes Weather and Historic Climate

Nantes is a favorite travel destination on the west coast of France along the Loire river. It is capital of both the Pays de la Loire and Loire-Atlantique départements. It's unique architectural heritage is found in the Château des ducs de Bretagne, a Renaissance-style castle, the medieval quarter, and one of the highest cathedrals of France. Jules Verne was born in Nantes and his fame is celebrated at various places throughout the city.

Nantes has a Western European oceanic clmate, meaning it rains throughout the year (although slightly less June through August) with mild summers and cool winters.

Best Times to Go to Nantes

Summers are fine in Nantes. If it happens to get hot, a trip (or dip in) the Erdre river, or just stroll the Japanese gardens on Nante's river islands, the Ile de Versailles or Ile de Nantes.

The shoulder months of May and September-October can be a bit chilly with a bit more rain, but are popular months to visit Nantes.

Nantes Historic Temperatures and Precipitation

The climate charts below show the historic high and low temperatures and average monthly rainfall for Nantes, France.

Current Conditions

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Month by Month Temperature Chart

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Month by Month Precipitation Chart

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Map Showing Nantes, France

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