Average Weather in February in Tarascon-sur-Ariège France
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 31°F to 33°F, rarely falling below 23°F or exceeding 41°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Tarascon-sur-Ariège typically range from 57°F to 76°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 31°F to 45°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in February
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on February. 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 February
The month of February in Tarascon-sur-Ariège experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 56% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is February 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 45% of the time.
For reference, on November 24, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 59%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 76%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Tarascon-sur-Ariège, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 21%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on April 30, and its lowest chance is 17% on July 20.
Over the course of February in Tarascon-sur-Ariège, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 19% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 2% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Tarascon-sur-Ariège is essentially constant, remaining about 1.4 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.9 inches or falling below 0.2 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 1.4 inches on February 24.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during February in Tarascon-sur-Ariège is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.6 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in February
Over the course of February in Tarascon-sur-Ariège, 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, 12 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 41 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 44 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 9 hours, 58 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 11 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Tarascon-sur-Ariège is 8:08 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 37 minutes earlier at 7:31 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 6:06 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 35 minutes later at 6:41 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Tarascon-sur-Ariège during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during February, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:15 AM and sets 15 hours, 21 minutes later, at 9:35 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:21 AM and sets 9 hours, 1 minute later, at 5:22 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Tarascon-sur-Ariège is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 4, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 February
The average hourly wind speed in Tarascon-sur-Ariège is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 21, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.0 miles per hour, while on August 12, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.0 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during February is 6.0 miles per hour on February 21.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in Tarascon-sur-Ariège typically lasts for 6.7 months (204 days), from around April 15 to around November 5, rarely starting before March 27 or after May 6, and rarely ending before October 16 or after November 27.
The month of February in Tarascon-sur-Ariège is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February
The average accumulated growing degree days in Tarascon-sur-Ariège are essentially constant during February, remaining within 5°F of 11°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Tarascon-sur-Ariège is increasing during February, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 2.4 kWh to 3.5 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in February
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Tarascon-sur-Ariège are 42.845 deg latitude, 1.603 deg longitude, and 2,431 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Tarascon-sur-Ariège contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,352 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,258 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,818 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,069 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Tarascon-sur-Ariège is covered by trees (50%), shrubs (17%), and cropland (16%), within 10 miles by trees (57%) and grassland (25%), and within 50 miles by trees (43%) and cropland (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Tarascon-sur-Ariège 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 Tarascon-sur-Ariège.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Tarascon-sur-Ariège 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 Tarascon-sur-Ariège is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Tarascon-sur-Ariège and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Saint-Girons - Antichan (63%, 45 kilometers, northwest); Carcassonne-Salvaza (29%, 71 kilometers, northeast); and Reus Airport (9%, 192 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .