Average Weather in February in Bélesta France
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 32°F to 34°F, rarely falling below 23°F or exceeding 42°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Bélesta typically range from 58°F to 78°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 32°F to 46°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
Black Diamond, Washington, United States (5,334 miles away) and Frazier Park, California, United States (5,907 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Bélesta (view comparison).
The month of February in Bélesta 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 46% of the time.
For reference, on January 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 59%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 77%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Bélesta, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is decreasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 20%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 31% on May 2, and its lowest chance is 16% on July 20.
Over the course of February in Bélesta, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 20% to 18%, 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 Bélesta is essentially constant, remaining about 1.4 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.0 inches or falling below 0.3 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 1.3 inches on February 27.
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 Bélesta is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.6 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in February
Over the course of February in Bélesta, 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, 13 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 41 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 49 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 Bélesta is 8:07 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 37 minutes earlier at 7:29 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 6:05 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 35 minutes later at 6:40 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Bélesta 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 6:13 AM and sets 15 hours, 21 minutes later, at 9:34 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:20 AM and sets 9 hours, 1 minute later, at 5:20 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Bélesta is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 3, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on October 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 Bélesta is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 19, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.7 miles per hour, while on August 12, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during February is 6.7 miles per hour on February 20.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
Bélesta is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Bélesta is essentially constant during February, remaining around 53°F throughout.
The lowest average surface water temperature during February is 53°F on February 23.
Average Water Temperature in February
The growing season in Bélesta typically lasts for 7.0 months (213 days), from around April 5 to around November 4, rarely starting before March 11 or after April 28, and rarely ending before October 16 or after November 28.
The month of February in Bélesta is very likely fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 0% to 4% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February
The average accumulated growing degree days in Bélesta are essentially constant during February, remaining within 6°F of 12°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Bélesta 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 Bélesta are 42.902 deg latitude, 1.933 deg longitude, and 2,139 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Bélesta contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,844 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,148 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,572 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,128 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Bélesta is covered by trees (78%) and grassland (11%), within 10 miles by trees (62%) and grassland (19%), and within 50 miles by trees (42%) and cropland (31%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Bélesta 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 Bélesta.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Bélesta 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 Bélesta is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Bélesta and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Carcassonne-Salvaza (32%, 46 kilometers, northeast); Saint-Girons - Antichan (30%, 69 kilometers, west); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (18%, 79 kilometers, east); and Muret-Lherm (20%, 82 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .