Average Weather For Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré, Quebec, Canada

Location

This report describes the typical weather at the St-Joviteb (Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré, Quebec, Canada) weather station over the course of an average year. It is based on the historical records from 2000 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.

Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré, Quebec has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by forests (95%) and lakes and rivers (5%).

Temperature

Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from -5°F to 77°F and is rarely below -24°F or above 85°F.

Daily High and Low Temperature

The daily average low (blue) and high (red) temperature with percentile bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).

The warm season lasts from May 22 to September 22 with an average daily high temperature above 65°F. The hottest day of the year is July 26, with an average high of 77°F and low of 54°F.

The cold season lasts from December 3 to February 28 with an average daily high temperature below 30°F. The coldest day of the year is January 24, with an average low of -5°F and high of 18°F.

Fraction of Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands

The average fraction of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid (below 15°F), freezing (15°F to 32°F), cold (32°F to 50°F), cool (50°F to 65°F), comfortable (65°F to 75°F), warm (75°F to 85°F), hot (85°F to 100°F) and sweltering (above 100°F).

Sun

The length of the day varies significantly over the course of the year. The shortest day is December 21 with 8:38 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 20 with 15:45 hours of daylight.

Daily Hours of Daylight and Twilight

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line), with various degrees of daylight, twilight, and night, indicated by the color bands. From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray): full daylight, solar twilight (Sun is visible but less than 6° from the horizon), civil twilight (Sun is not visible but is less than 6° below the horizon), nautical twilight (Sun is between 6° and 12° below the horizon), astronomical twilight (Sun is between 12° and 18° below the horizon), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:06am on June 14 and the latest sunset is at 8:54pm on June 27. The latest sunrise is at 7:42am on November 3 and the earliest sunset is at 4:12pm on December 11.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in this location during 2012, starting in the spring on March 11 and ending in the fall on November 4.

Daily Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time

The solar day over the course of the year 2012 . From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (solar, civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the "DST" labels.

Clouds

This weather station does not reliably report sky cover.

Precipitation

There is either very little precipitation at this location, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.

Snow

Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at any time during the year at this location or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.

Humidity

The relative humidity typically ranges from 36% (comfortable) to 99% (very humid) over the course of the year, rarely dropping below 17% (dry) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).

The air is driest around April 20, at which time the relative humidity drops below 45% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around August 4, exceeding 98% (very humid) three days out of four.

Relative Humidity

The average daily high (blue) and low (brown) relative humidity with percentile bands (inner bands from 25th to 75th percentile, outer bands from 10th to 90th percentile).

Dew Point

Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.

Over the course of a year, the dew point typically varies from -10°F (dry) to 64°F (mildy humid) and is rarely below -30°F (dry) or above 69°F (muggy).

The time of the year between May 24 and October 3 is the most comfortable, with dew points that are neither too dry nor too muggy.

Dew Point

The daily average low (blue) and high (red) dew point with percentile bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).

Wind

Over the course of the year typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 8 mph (calm to light breeze), rarely exceeding 11 mph (gentle breeze).

The highest average wind speed of 3 mph (light breeze) occurs around April 19, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 7 mph (light breeze).

The lowest average wind speed of 2 mph (light air) occurs around August 5, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 6 mph (light breeze).

Wind Speed

The average daily minimum (red), maximum (green), and average (black) wind speed with percentile bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).
The wind is most often out of the east (17% of the time), west (15% of the time), and north west (11% of the time). The wind is least often out of the south east (4% of the time).

Wind Directions Over the Entire Year

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions over the entire year. Values do not sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.

Fraction of Time Spent with Various Wind Directions

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions on a daily basis. Stacked values do not always sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.