Average Weather in May in Foix France
In Foix, the month of May is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 7°F, from 62°F to 69°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 80°F or dropping below 51°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 45°F to 52°F, rarely falling below 38°F or exceeding 58°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 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 Foix experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 56% to 52%. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 56% on May 8.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 48% 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 May
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 May is decreasing, starting the month at 34% and ending it at 29%.
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 May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Foix is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.9 inches or falls below 0.9 inches, and ending the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.8 inches or falls below 0.7 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.4 inches on May 3.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Foix, 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, 0 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 0 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 3 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 7 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 7 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Foix is 6:47 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 30 minutes earlier at 6:17 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:54 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 31 minutes later at 9:25 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Foix during 2017, 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 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 May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Foix is essentially constant during May, 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 May
The average hourly wind speed in Foix is essentially constant during May, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 2.6 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 May
Wind Direction in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Foix is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.8 kWh, from 5.7 kWh to 6.6 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 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 .