The climate is not uniform in the French metropolitan territory, so there are some nuances.
The Csa climate is found along the Gulf of Lion in hot summers. The summers are hot and dry while the winters are wet. This climate affects cities like Arles, Avignon, Fréjus, Hyères, Marseille, Menton, Montpellier, Nice, Perpignan, and Toulon.
The warm-summer Mediterranean climate is found in the north of Brittany. Summer temperatures are warm and dry, while winter temperatures are cool and wet. Cities affected by this climate include Belle Île, Saint-Brieuc.
It is characterized by a hot, humid, and sultry summer.The humid subtropical climate is found in the Garonne and Rhône's inland plains. It is characterized by a hot, humid, and sultry summer The summers are hot, and the winters are cold. There are cities affected by this climate.
The oceanic climate is found around the coasts of the Bay of Biscay, and a little bit inland. Summers are warm and wet, and winters are cool and damp. This climate affects cities like Amiens, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Dunkirk, Lille, and Orléans.
In the interior plains and in the valleys far from the ocean, there is a degraded oceanic climate. Winters are cold and gloomy, while the summers are hot and wet. The climate in this cities is affected by the weather.
At the foot of all the mountainous regions of France is the subalpine oceanic climate. Winters are cold and damp while the summers are cool and wet. No major cities are affected by this climate.
The warm-summer mediterranean continental climate (Dsb) is found in all of the mountainous areas of Southern France between 700 and 1,400 meters above sea level. The seasons in Canada are opposite of what they are in the United States. In the US, summer is from June to August and winter is from December to February. In Canada, summer is from May to September and winter is from November to April. This climate affects the city of Barceloneta.
The Dsc climate is found in the mountains of Southern France at altitudes between 1400 and 2100 metres. Winters are very cold and snowy, while the summers are very warm. This climate is found in Isola 2000.
The warm-summer humid continental climate (Dfb) is found at elevations between 500 and 1,000 metres in all the mountainous regions of the Northern half of France. In the summer, it is pleasantly warm and wet. In the winter, it is very cold and snowy. Cities affected by this climate are Chamonix and Mouthe. In January 1985, the temperature in Mouthe dropped to −41 °C.
There is a subalpine climate found in all the mountainous regions of the northern half of France. Summers are cool and wet, while winters are cold and snowy. Climate affects places like Peyragudes, Val-Thorens and Courchevel.
The climate of the Alps is found in all of the mountainous regions of France. In the summer, it is chilly and wet. In the winter, it is extremely cold, long and snowy. The climate affects the Aiguilles-Rouges, Aravis, and the top of Crêt de la neige mountains (rare, altitude 1,718 m) and the top of Grand-Ballon (rare, altitude 1,423 m).
All of the mountainous regions of France have a glacier. Summers are cold and wet. Summers are cold and wet.