Average Weather in August in Châlons-en-Champagne France
Daily high temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 77°F to 72°F, rarely falling below 63°F or exceeding 88°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 77°F on August 4.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 56°F to 53°F, rarely falling below 46°F or exceeding 63°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 56°F on August 1.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Châlons-en-Champagne typically range from 56°F to 77°F, while on February 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 32°F to 44°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
The month of August in Châlons-en-Champagne experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 43% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 59% of the time.
For reference, on December 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 77%, while on July 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 61%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Châlons-en-Champagne, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 24% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on May 23, and its lowest chance is 22% on August 25.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Châlons-en-Champagne is essentially constant, remaining about 1.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.1 inches or falling below 0.5 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 1.7 inches on August 31.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Châlons-en-Champagne, 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, 36 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 3 minutes, 13 seconds, and weekly decrease of 22 minutes, 30 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 30 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 15 hours, 6 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Châlons-en-Champagne is 6:15 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 42 minutes later at 6:57 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:21 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 54 minutes earlier at 8:27 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Châlons-en-Champagne during 2018, 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 5:38 AM and sets 16 hours, 12 minutes later, at 9:50 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:33 AM and sets 8 hours, 14 minutes later, at 4:47 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Châlons-en-Champagne is gradually decreasing during August, falling from 4% to 2% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 4% 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 August
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Châlons-en-Champagne is gradually increasing during August, increasing from 7.8 miles per hour to 8.3 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 17, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.1 miles per hour, while on August 6, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.6 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 7.6 miles per hour on August 6.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
The growing season in Châlons-en-Champagne typically lasts for 6.8 months (207 days), from around April 11 to around November 4, rarely starting before March 22 or after May 2, and rarely ending before October 14 or after November 28.
The month of August in Châlons-en-Champagne 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 Châlons-en-Champagne are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 461°F, from 1,264°F to 1,724°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Châlons-en-Champagne is decreasing during August, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 6.2 kWh to 4.9 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 Châlons-en-Champagne are 48.954 deg latitude, 4.367 deg longitude, and 305 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Châlons-en-Champagne contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 184 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 294 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (427 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,165 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Châlons-en-Champagne is covered by artificial surfaces (63%) and cropland (32%), within 10 miles by cropland (86%), and within 50 miles by cropland (64%) and trees (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Châlons-en-Champagne 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 Châlons-en-Champagne.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Châlons-en-Champagne 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 Châlons-en-Champagne is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Châlons-en-Champagne and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Châlons Vatry Airport (50%, 24 kilometers, southwest); Reims-Prunay (33%, 33 kilometers, northwest); and Saint-Dizier - Robinson (17%, 53 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .