Average Weather in January in Chef-Boutonne France
Daily high temperatures are around 47°F, rarely falling below 36°F or exceeding 56°F. The lowest daily average high temperature is 46°F on January 13.
Daily low temperatures are around 36°F, rarely falling below 25°F or exceeding 47°F.
For reference, on August 2, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Chef-Boutonne typically range from 58°F to 79°F, while on February 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 48°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in January
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on January. 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 January
The month of January in Chef-Boutonne experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 69% to 64%. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 70% on January 5.
The clearest day of the month is January 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 36% of the time.
For reference, on January 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 70%, while on July 19, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 70%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
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 Chef-Boutonne, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 31% and ending it at 28%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on December 29, and its lowest chance is 17% on August 26.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Chef-Boutonne is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.5 inches or falls below 0.6 inches, and ending the month at 1.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.5 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Chef-Boutonne, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 56 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 52 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 4 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 8 hours, 42 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 9 hours, 38 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Chef-Boutonne is 8:42 AM on January 2 and the earliest sunrise is 18 minutes earlier at 8:24 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:24 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 38 minutes later at 6:02 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Chef-Boutonne during 2020, but it neither starts nor ends during January, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 20, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:08 AM and sets 15 hours, 46 minutes later, at 9:55 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:39 AM and sets 8 hours, 38 minutes later, at 5:17 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Chef-Boutonne is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 4, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 6% of the time, while on November 11, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in January
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Chef-Boutonne is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 10.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.7 miles per hour, while on August 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.9 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during January is 10.7 miles per hour on January 31.
Average Wind Speed in January
The hourly average wind direction in Chef-Boutonne throughout January is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 39% on January 3.
Wind Direction in January
Chef-Boutonne 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 Chef-Boutonne is essentially constant during January, remaining within 1°F of 51°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in January
The growing season in Chef-Boutonne typically lasts for 7.5 months (229 days), from around March 31 to around November 15, rarely starting before March 6 or after April 22, and rarely ending before October 22 or after December 18.
The month of January in Chef-Boutonne is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Chef-Boutonne are essentially constant during January, remaining within 6°F of 6°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Chef-Boutonne is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 1.1 kWh to 1.7 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in January
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Chef-Boutonne are 46.109 deg latitude, -0.071 deg longitude, and 358 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Chef-Boutonne contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 259 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 340 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (472 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,496 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Chef-Boutonne is covered by cropland (91%), within 10 miles by cropland (80%) and trees (14%), and within 50 miles by cropland (67%) and trees (14%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Chef-Boutonne 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 Chef-Boutonne.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Chef-Boutonne 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 Chef-Boutonne is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Chef-Boutonne and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Niort-Souché (40%, 34 kilometers, northwest); Angoulême – Cognac International Airport (23%, 49 kilometers, southeast); Cognac-Châteaubernard Air Base (20%, 54 kilometers, south); and Poitiers–Biard Airport (17%, 61 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .