Lille is relatively close to the ocean, so while summers are not as hot as in the south of France, it can become relatively cold in winter, with sub zero temperatures.
Rainfall is also higher most of the year. There are snowfalls in winter, but relatively rare due to the milder oceanic climate.
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You can find accommodation in Lille from five star luxury accommodation to serviced apartments and backpackers.
Photo: Climate: Winter in Lille can still be very Enjoyable