Average Weather in May in Dollon France
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 62°F to 68°F, rarely falling below 52°F or exceeding 78°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 45°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 57°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Dollon typically range from 57°F to 77°F, while on February 9, the coldest day of the year, they range from 34°F to 46°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 Dollon experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 57% to 51%. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57% on May 6.
The clearest day of the month is May 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 49% of the time.
For reference, on January 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 74%, while on July 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 64%.
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 Dollon, 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 33% on December 30, and its lowest chance is 17% on August 6.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Dollon is essentially constant, remaining about 1.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.1 inches or falling below 0.5 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.8 inches on May 18.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Dollon, 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, 15 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 29 seconds, and weekly increase of 17 minutes, 24 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 30 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 45 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Dollon is 6:40 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 37 minutes earlier at 6:03 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 9:10 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 38 minutes later at 9:47 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Dollon during 2019, 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 5:57 AM and sets 16 hours, 3 minutes later, at 10:01 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:45 AM and sets 8 hours, 22 minutes later, at 5:07 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Dollon is essentially constant during May, 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 May
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Dollon is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 9.6 miles per hour to 9.0 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 11.5 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
Wind Direction in May
The growing season in Dollon typically lasts for 7.1 months (217 days), from around April 9 to around November 12, rarely starting before March 11 or after April 28, and rarely ending before October 20 or after December 14.
The month of May in Dollon is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 93% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Dollon are increasing during May, increasing by 227°F, from 165°F to 392°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Dollon is gradually increasing during May, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 5.3 kWh to 6.3 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 Dollon are 48.039 deg latitude, 0.587 deg longitude, and 361 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Dollon contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 305 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 358 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (525 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,394 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Dollon is covered by cropland (46%), grassland (28%), and trees (22%), within 10 miles by cropland (46%) and grassland (29%), and within 50 miles by cropland (57%) and grassland (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Dollon 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Dollon.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Dollon 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 Dollon is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Dollon and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Le Mans-Arnage (41%, 30 kilometers, west); Alençon Valframbert Airport (16%, 58 kilometers, northwest); Châteaudun (16%, 59 kilometers, east); Blois-Le Breuil (15%, 61 kilometers, southeast); and Tours Val de Loire Airport (12%, 68 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .