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