Average Weather in August in Bélesta France
The highest daily average high temperature is 78°F on August 5.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 58°F to 55°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 64°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 58°F on August 5.
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 August
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on August. 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 August
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 August in Bélesta experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 24% to 34%.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 76% 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 August
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 August is gradually increasing, starting the month at 18% and ending it at 21%.
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.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Bélesta is essentially constant, remaining about 1.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.6 inches or falling below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Bélesta, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 17 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 34 seconds, and weekly decrease of 17 minutes, 57 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 13 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 30 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Bélesta is 6:43 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 32 minutes later at 7:15 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:13 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 45 minutes earlier at 8:28 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Bélesta during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:13 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 in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Bélesta is essentially constant during August, remaining around 1% throughout.
The highest chance of a muggy day during August is 1% on August 3.
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 August
The average hourly wind speed in Bélesta is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.7 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 lowest daily average wind speed during August is 4.6 miles per hour on August 12.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
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 August, remaining around 71°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 71°F on August 13.
Average Water Temperature in August
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 August in Bélesta is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Bélesta are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 506°F, from 1,291°F to 1,796°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Bélesta is decreasing during August, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 6.9 kWh to 5.7 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
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 .