Average Weather in December in Gassin France
Daily high temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 57°F to 54°F, rarely falling below 48°F or exceeding 62°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 43°F to 40°F, rarely falling below 32°F or exceeding 52°F.
For reference, on August 6, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Gassin typically range from 65°F to 83°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 39°F to 54°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 Gassin 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 lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 42% on December 21.
The clearest day of the month is December 21, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 58% of the time.
For reference, on October 22, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 47%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 84%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
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 Gassin, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 21% and ending it at 18%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on November 2, and its lowest chance is 4% on July 15.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Gassin is decreasing, starting the month at 2.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.3 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.9 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Gassin, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 8 hours, 59 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 9 hours, 14 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Gassin is 7:45 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 20 minutes later at 8:05 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 4:58 PM on December 9 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 5:07 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Gassin during 2018, 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 5:53 AM and sets 15 hours, 23 minutes later, at 9:17 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:02 AM and sets 8 hours, 59 minutes later, at 5:01 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Gassin is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 6, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 37% of the time, while on November 14, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in December
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Gassin is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 11.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on November 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.8 miles per hour, while on August 9, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
Gassin 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 Gassin is gradually decreasing during December, falling by 3°F, from 60°F to 57°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in December
The growing season in Gassin typically lasts for 10 months (311 days), from around February 15 to around December 23, rarely starting after March 11, or ending before November 27.
During December in Gassin, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly decreasing falling from 86% to 34% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Gassin are gradually increasing during December, increasing by 54°F, from 3,841°F to 3,895°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Gassin is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 1.8 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 1.7 kWh on December 19.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Gassin are 43.229 deg latitude, 6.585 deg longitude, and 200 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Gassin contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,033 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 302 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,070 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,362 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Gassin is covered by trees (54%), cropland (33%), and artificial surfaces (13%), within 10 miles by water (45%) and trees (20%), and within 50 miles by water (58%) and trees (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Gassin 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 Gassin.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Gassin 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 Gassin is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Gassin and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Le Luc-Le Cannet (54%, 24 kilometers, northwest); Toulon-Hyères Airport (26%, 39 kilometers, west); and Cannes-Mandelieu (20%, 46 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .