Average Weather in December in Bessé-sur-Braye France
Daily high temperatures decrease by 2°F, from 47°F to 44°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 56°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 36°F, rarely falling below 25°F or exceeding 47°F.
For reference, on August 1, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Bessé-sur-Braye typically range from 57°F to 78°F, while on February 9, the coldest day of the year, they range from 34°F to 45°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in December
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on December. 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 December
The month of December in Bessé-sur-Braye experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 68% to 74%.
The clearest day of the month is December 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 32% of the time.
For reference, on January 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 74%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 65%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
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 Bessé-sur-Braye, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is increasing, starting the month at 25% and ending it at 31%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 31% on December 30, and its lowest chance is 17% on August 6.
Over the course of December in Bessé-sur-Braye, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 25% to 29%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Bessé-sur-Braye is essentially constant, remaining about 1.9 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.4 inches or falling below 0.6 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.0 inches on December 20.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Bessé-sur-Braye, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 22, with 8 hours, 24 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 8 hours, 42 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Bessé-sur-Braye is 8:24 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 22 minutes later at 8:46 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:04 PM on December 11 and the latest sunset is 9 minutes later at 5:13 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Bessé-sur-Braye during 2019, but it neither starts nor ends during December, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:58 AM and sets 16 hours, 1 minute later, at 9:59 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:43 AM and sets 8 hours, 24 minutes later, at 5:07 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Bessé-sur-Braye is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 3, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 3% 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 December
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Bessé-sur-Braye is gradually increasing during December, increasing from 10.4 miles per hour to 11.2 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 11.4 miles per hour, while on August 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
The growing season in Bessé-sur-Braye typically lasts for 7.1 months (216 days), from around April 7 to around November 9, rarely starting before March 13 or after April 27, and rarely ending before October 19 or after December 6.
The month of December in Bessé-sur-Braye is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season decreasing from 15% to 1% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Bessé-sur-Braye are essentially constant during December, remaining within 5°F of 2,315°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Bessé-sur-Braye is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 1.0 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 0.9 kWh on December 28.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Bessé-sur-Braye are 47.833 deg latitude, 0.750 deg longitude, and 420 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Bessé-sur-Braye contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 285 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 349 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (518 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,168 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Bessé-sur-Braye is covered by cropland (63%), grassland (23%), and trees (10%), within 10 miles by cropland (68%) and grassland (19%), and within 50 miles by cropland (59%) and trees (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Bessé-sur-Braye 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 Bessé-sur-Braye.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Bessé-sur-Braye 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 Bessé-sur-Braye is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Bessé-sur-Braye and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Blois-Le Breuil (31%, 38 kilometers, southeast); Le Mans-Arnage (26%, 43 kilometers, west); Tours Val de Loire Airport (25%, 45 kilometers, south); and Châteaudun (19%, 53 kilometers, northeast).
All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .