Average Weather in May in Courçon France
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 63°F to 70°F, rarely falling below 55°F or exceeding 80°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 47°F to 53°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 60°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Courçon typically range from 60°F to 78°F, while on February 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 37°F to 49°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on May. 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 May
The month of May in Courçon experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 51% to 46%.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 54% of the time.
For reference, on January 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 67%, while on July 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Courçon, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is essentially constant, remaining around 27% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 35% on December 30, and its lowest chance is 15% on July 22.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Courçon is essentially constant, remaining about 1.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.5 inches or falling below 0.5 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.8 inches on May 1.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Courçon, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 9 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 17 seconds, and weekly increase of 16 minutes, 1 second.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 23 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 31 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Courçon is 6:49 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 34 minutes earlier at 6:15 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 9:12 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 35 minutes later at 9:46 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Courçon during 2021, but it neither starts nor ends during May, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:11 AM and sets 15 hours, 47 minutes later, at 9:58 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:43 AM and sets 8 hours, 37 minutes later, at 5:19 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for May 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Courçon is essentially constant during May, remaining within 1% of 1% throughout.
For reference, on August 4, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 9% 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 May
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Courçon is essentially constant during May, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 9.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 22, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.6 miles per hour, while on August 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
The hourly average wind direction in Courçon throughout May is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 38% on May 31.
Wind Direction in May
Courçon 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 Courçon is increasing during May, rising by 5°F, from 56°F to 61°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in May
The growing season in Courçon typically lasts for 8.3 months (254 days), from around March 16 to around November 25, rarely starting before February 7 or after April 13, and rarely ending before October 31 or after December 28.
The month of May in Courçon is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Courçon are increasing during May, increasing by 273°F, from 241°F to 514°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Courçon is increasing during May, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 5.6 kWh to 6.6 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Courçon are 46.244 deg latitude, -0.813 deg longitude, and 66 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Courçon contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 177 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 68 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (269 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,020 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Courçon is covered by cropland (72%) and trees (27%), within 10 miles by cropland (79%) and grassland (11%), and within 50 miles by cropland (57%) and water (18%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Courçon, 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Courçon.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Courçon 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 Courçon is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Courçon and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: La Rochelle – Île de Ré Airport (48%, 29 kilometers, west); Niort-Souché (41%, 32 kilometers, east); and Cognac-Châteaubernard Air Base (12%, 76 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .