Average Weather in December in Foix France
In Foix, the month of December is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 3°F, from 51°F to 48°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 60°F or dropping below 37°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 36°F to 34°F, rarely falling below 25°F or exceeding 45°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Foix typically range from 59°F to 79°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 33°F to 47°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 Foix experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 58% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is December 17, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 43% of the time.
For reference, on November 24, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 76%.
Cloud Cover in December
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Foix, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is essentially constant, remaining around 25% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 34% on May 2, and its lowest chance is 18% on July 11.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Foix is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.6 inches or falls below 0.6 inches, and ending the month at 1.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.3 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Foix, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 9 hours, 0 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 9 hours, 15 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Foix is 8:05 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 20 minutes later at 8:24 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:18 PM on December 9 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 5:28 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Foix during 2017, 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 6:14 AM and sets 15 hours, 22 minutes later, at 9:36 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:21 AM and sets 9 hours, 0 minutes later, at 5:21 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Foix is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 5, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 3% of the time, while on October 11, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in December
The average hourly wind speed in Foix is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 3.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 19, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.2 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Foix is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 1.7 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 1.6 kWh on December 19.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Foix are 42.967 deg latitude, 1.600 deg longitude, and 1,650 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Foix contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,598 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,645 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,594 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,944 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Foix is covered by trees (41%), cropland (33%), and artificial surfaces (17%), within 10 miles by trees (56%) and grassland (21%), and within 50 miles by trees (38%) and cropland (33%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Foix 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 Foix.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Foix 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 Foix is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Foix and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Saint-Girons - Antichan (54%, 41 kilometers, west); Carcassonne-Salvaza (23%, 64 kilometers, northeast); and Toulouse-Francazal (22%, 67 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .