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Lille Climate & Weather

Lille has a temperate oceanic climate. Annual rainfall is above average and summers tend to be mild, while winters can be quite cold. Summer temperatures average around 74°F (23°C). Winter temperatures can drop to 32°F (0°C) in January and the wind, which is common in winter, can make the days feel very cold. Most rain falls in autumn and spring. There is no bad time to visit Lille, although the peak tourist season tends to be spring (March to June) and autumn (September to December). Although winter tends to be a bit chilly for some visitors, the Christmas markets of Lille, held in November and December, are a very popular attraction and compensate for the cold. Summer is also a very popular season in which to visit Lille.

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