Publication Date May 13, 2019

Record May rainfall in Paris, France

Rainfall totals for May 2019 compared to the 1981-2010 average monthly reference of precipitation totals. Image: Météo France

Almost an entire monthly average of rainfall fell on French capital Paris from Friday to Saturday, May 10 into 11, 2019.

According to French weather channel La Chaine Météo, Paris recorded 43.8 mm (1.72 inches) of rain in that period. The average rainfall for the whole of the month of May in the region is 57 mm (2.24 inches).


Combs-la-ville in the Seine-et-Marne department recorded an all-time high for May rainfall on Saturday, May 11 with 59.6 mm (2.34 inches) in 24 hours.