Average Weather in August in Varennes-sur-Loire France
Daily high temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 78°F to 75°F, rarely falling below 67°F or exceeding 88°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 78°F on August 3.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 58°F to 55°F, rarely falling below 48°F or exceeding 64°F.
For reference, on August 2, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Varennes-sur-Loire typically range from 58°F to 78°F, while on February 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 36°F to 48°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 Varennes-sur-Loire experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 35% to 41%.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 65% of the time.
For reference, on January 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 72%, while on July 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
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 Varennes-sur-Loire, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 17% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on December 29, and its lowest chance is 16% on August 23.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Varennes-sur-Loire is essentially constant, remaining about 1.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.6 inches or falling below 0.2 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 1.2 inches on August 14.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Varennes-sur-Loire, 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, 31 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 3 minutes, 1 second, and weekly decrease of 21 minutes, 9 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 23 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 54 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Varennes-sur-Loire is 6:38 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 39 minutes later at 7:17 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:32 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 52 minutes earlier at 8:41 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Varennes-sur-Loire during 2020, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 20, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:03 AM and sets 15 hours, 56 minutes later, at 9:59 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:43 AM and sets 8 hours, 29 minutes later, at 5:12 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Varennes-sur-Loire is gradually decreasing during August, falling from 5% to 2% over the course of the month.
The highest chance of a muggy day during August is 5% on August 2.
For reference, on August 2, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 5% of the time, while on October 25, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Varennes-sur-Loire is gradually increasing during August, increasing from 8.2 miles per hour to 8.8 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 16, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.1 miles per hour, while on August 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.1 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 8.1 miles per hour on August 5.
Average Wind Speed in August
The hourly average wind direction in Varennes-sur-Loire throughout August is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 45% on August 11.
Wind Direction in August
The growing season in Varennes-sur-Loire typically lasts for 7.6 months (234 days), from around March 28 to around November 17, rarely starting before February 25 or after April 20, and rarely ending before October 24 or after December 23.
The month of August in Varennes-sur-Loire 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 Varennes-sur-Loire are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 507°F, from 1,472°F to 1,978°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Varennes-sur-Loire is decreasing during August, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 6.4 kWh to 5.2 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 Varennes-sur-Loire are 47.238 deg latitude, 0.054 deg longitude, and 92 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Varennes-sur-Loire contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 194 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 101 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (404 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,007 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Varennes-sur-Loire is covered by cropland (74%) and grassland (13%), within 10 miles by cropland (51%) and trees (28%), and within 50 miles by cropland (59%) and trees (18%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Varennes-sur-Loire 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Varennes-sur-Loire.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Varennes-sur-Loire 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 Varennes-sur-Loire is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Varennes-sur-Loire and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Angers – Loire Airport (46%, 45 kilometers, northwest); Tours Val de Loire Airport (33%, 55 kilometers, northeast); and Poitiers–Biard Airport (21%, 75 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .