Average Weather in August in Pontenx-les-Forges France
Daily high temperatures are around 78°F, rarely falling below 69°F or exceeding 89°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 79°F on August 6.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 2°F, from 62°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 54°F or exceeding 68°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 62°F on August 4.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Pontenx-les-Forges typically range from 62°F to 79°F, while on February 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 39°F to 53°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in August
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on August. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in August
The month of August in Pontenx-les-Forges experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 24% to 34%.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 76% of the time.
For reference, on January 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 59%, while on July 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 77%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Pontenx-les-Forges, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is increasing, starting the month at 16% and ending it at 20%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 37% on November 18, and its lowest chance is 16% on July 30.
Probability of Precipitation in August
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Pontenx-les-Forges is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.4 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 1.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.7 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Pontenx-les-Forges, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 21 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 41 seconds, and weekly decrease of 18 minutes, 50 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 17 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 37 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Pontenx-les-Forges is 6:51 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 34 minutes later at 7:26 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:29 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 46 minutes earlier at 8:42 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Pontenx-les-Forges during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:20 AM and sets 15 hours, 31 minutes later, at 9:51 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:36 AM and sets 8 hours, 51 minutes later, at 5:28 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Pontenx-les-Forges is gradually decreasing during August, falling from 21% to 17% over the course of the month.
The highest chance of a muggy day during August is 22% on August 7.
For reference, on August 7, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 22% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
The average hourly wind speed in Pontenx-les-Forges is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 23, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.6 miles per hour, while on August 9, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.1 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 6.1 miles per hour on August 9.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Pontenx-les-Forges is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Pontenx-les-Forges is essentially constant during August, remaining around 70°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 71°F on August 12.
Average Water Temperature in August
The growing season in Pontenx-les-Forges typically lasts for 8.8 months (270 days), from around March 2 to around November 27, rarely starting before January 25 or after April 3, and rarely ending before November 2 or after January 2.
The month of August in Pontenx-les-Forges is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Pontenx-les-Forges are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 588°F, from 1,742°F to 2,329°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Pontenx-les-Forges is decreasing during August, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 6.9 kWh to 5.6 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Pontenx-les-Forges are 44.241 deg latitude, -1.121 deg longitude, and 115 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pontenx-les-Forges contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 154 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 109 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (312 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (594 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pontenx-les-Forges is covered by trees (85%) and cropland (10%), within 10 miles by trees (81%), and within 50 miles by trees (43%) and water (39%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pontenx-les-Forges year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Pontenx-les-Forges.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pontenx-les-Forges according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Pontenx-les-Forges is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pontenx-les-Forges and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Biscarrosse - Parentis Airport (40%, 24 kilometers, northwest); Biscarosse / Parentis (40%, 24 kilometers, northwest); Mont-de-Marsan (10%, 61 kilometers, southeast); and Dax-Seyresse (9%, 62 kilometers, south).
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