FRANCE : time in France, shoes and clothes sizes, temperatures, metric conversion, conversion tables for France

France conversion charts : what time is it in France?, shoes and clothes sizes, convert meters and temperatures (Celsius)

In France, many things are different… and for example

metric system,

weights,

shoes and clothes sizes,

time,

temperatures…
French metric system :

French use the meter

Imperial / USA unit to french unit

1 Inch 2.54 centimeters
1 Foot 30.48 centimeters
1 Yard 0.91 meters
1 Mile 1.61 kilometers

French unit to Imperial / USA unit

1 Centimeter 0.39 inches
1 Meter 3.28 feet = 1.09 yards
1 Kilometer 0.62 miles

French weights :

French use the kilogram

Imperial / USA unit to french unit

1 Ounce 28.35 grams
1 Pound 0.45 kilograms (remember : almost half a kilogram)
1 UK Ton (2240 pounds) 1.02 metric ton (remember : almost equal to a metric ton)
1 US ton (2000 pounds) 0.91 metric ton
French unit to Imperial / USA unit

1 gram 0.03 ounces
1 kilogram 2.21 pounds
1 metric ton (1000 kilogr.)
0.98 UK tons = 1.1 US tons

French shoes and clothes size :

Please check with the salesman before buying because the conversion charts may be different with some items.

USA UK France
Women
Suits and dresses
6 8 36
8 10 38
10 12 40
12 14 42
14 16 44
16 18 46

Shoes

6 4.5 37
6.5 5 38
7.5 6 39
8 6.5 40
8.5 7 41

Men

Suits and overcoats

36 36 46
38 38 48
40 40 50
42 42 52
44 44 54

Trousers

28 28 38
30 30 40
32 32 42
34 34 44
36 36 46
38 38 48
40 40 50
42 42 52
44 44 54

Shoes

8 7.5 41
8.5 8 42
9.5 9 43
10 9.5 44

French time : what time is it in France ?

French use the 24 hours system, so 7.00 PM is 19.00. France is GMT + 1 hour but the french use daylight savings time from the last sunday of March to the last sunday of october (GMT + 2h). What tim is it in France ? :
Your city : Paris :
London +1h
New York +6h
Chicago +7h
Calgary +8h
Los Angeles +9h
Sidney -8h
Tokyo -7h
China -6h
Moscow -3h

French temperature system : Celsius

French do not use Fahrenheit but Celsius : 32° Fahrenheit is 0°C / 50°F is 10°C / Normal room temperature 68° F is 20°C