Average Weather in December in Athée-sur-Cher France
Daily high temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 48°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 57°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 37°F, rarely falling below 25°F or exceeding 48°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Athée-sur-Cher typically range from 58°F to 79°F, while on February 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 46°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 Athée-sur-Cher experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 68% to 73%.
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 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 66%.
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 Athée-sur-Cher, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is increasing, starting the month at 26% 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 26.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Athée-sur-Cher is essentially constant, remaining about 1.9 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.7 inches or falling below 0.6 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Athée-sur-Cher, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 22, with 8 hours, 28 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 8 hours, 46 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Athée-sur-Cher is 8:21 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 21 minutes later at 8:43 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:05 PM on December 11 and the latest sunset is 9 minutes later at 5:15 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Athée-sur-Cher 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 5:59 AM and sets 15 hours, 57 minutes later, at 9:56 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:40 AM and sets 8 hours, 28 minutes later, at 5:08 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Athée-sur-Cher is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 2, 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 Athée-sur-Cher is gradually increasing during December, increasing from 10.2 miles per hour to 11.0 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 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
The growing season in Athée-sur-Cher typically lasts for 7.3 months (224 days), from around April 2 to around November 12, rarely starting before March 5 or after April 25, and rarely ending before October 22 or after December 15.
The month of December in Athée-sur-Cher 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 18% to 4% 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 Athée-sur-Cher are essentially constant during December, remaining within 7°F of 2,493°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Athée-sur-Cher 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 27.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Athée-sur-Cher are 47.320 deg latitude, 0.917 deg longitude, and 292 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Athée-sur-Cher contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 194 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 279 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (358 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (860 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Athée-sur-Cher is covered by cropland (78%), within 10 miles by cropland (60%) and trees (23%), and within 50 miles by cropland (60%) and trees (25%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Athée-sur-Cher 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 Athée-sur-Cher.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Athée-sur-Cher 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 Athée-sur-Cher is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Athée-sur-Cher and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Tours Val de Loire Airport (65%, 19 kilometers, northwest); Blois-Le Breuil (17%, 45 kilometers, northeast); Romorantin-Pruniers (12%, 58 kilometers, east); and Poitiers–Biard Airport (6%, 94 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .