Average Weather in January in Châteauneuf-Grasse France
Daily high temperatures are around 52°F, rarely falling below 45°F or exceeding 57°F. The lowest daily average high temperature is 51°F on January 8.
Daily low temperatures are around 36°F, rarely falling below 30°F or exceeding 43°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 36°F on January 12.
For reference, on August 6, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Châteauneuf-Grasse typically range from 65°F to 81°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 36°F to 51°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in January
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on January. 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 January
The month of January in Châteauneuf-Grasse experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 44% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is January 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 57% of the time.
For reference, on October 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 82%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
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 Châteauneuf-Grasse, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 17% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on November 18, and its lowest chance is 7% on July 21.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Châteauneuf-Grasse is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.2 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 1.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.1 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Châteauneuf-Grasse, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 52 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 43 seconds, and weekly increase of 12 minutes, 1 second.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 9 hours, 0 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 9 hours, 52 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Châteauneuf-Grasse is 8:05 AM on January 4 and the earliest sunrise is 16 minutes earlier at 7:49 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:05 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 36 minutes later at 5:41 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Châteauneuf-Grasse during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during January, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:50 AM and sets 15 hours, 27 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, 56 minutes later, at 4:57 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Châteauneuf-Grasse is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 6, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 27% of the time, while on November 5, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in January
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Châteauneuf-Grasse is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 7.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 19, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.3 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
Châteauneuf-Grasse 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 Châteauneuf-Grasse is essentially constant during January, remaining within 1°F of 57°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in January
The growing season in Châteauneuf-Grasse typically lasts for 9.6 months (292 days), from around February 24 to around December 13, rarely starting before January 17 or after March 22, and rarely ending before November 19 or after January 8.
The month of January in Châteauneuf-Grasse is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season reaching a low of 8% on January 12.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Châteauneuf-Grasse are essentially constant during January, remaining within 8°F of 8°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Châteauneuf-Grasse is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 1.7 kWh to 2.5 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in January
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Châteauneuf-Grasse are 43.667 deg latitude, 6.983 deg longitude, and 863 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Châteauneuf-Grasse contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,686 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 998 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,154 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,771 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Châteauneuf-Grasse is covered by artificial surfaces (42%), cropland (33%), and trees (23%), within 10 miles by trees (39%) and artificial surfaces (27%), and within 50 miles by water (36%) and trees (34%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Châteauneuf-Grasse 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 Châteauneuf-Grasse.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Châteauneuf-Grasse 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 Châteauneuf-Grasse is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Châteauneuf-Grasse and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Cannes-Mandelieu (49%, 14 kilometers, south); Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport (43%, 19 kilometers, east); and Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban Airport (9%, 91 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .