Average Weather in August in Volonne France
Daily high temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 84°F to 79°F, rarely falling below 71°F or exceeding 91°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 84°F on August 5.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 60°F to 57°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 65°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Volonne typically range from 60°F to 84°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 30°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
The month of August in Volonne experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 23% to 31%.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 77% of the time.
For reference, on May 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 50%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 79%.
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 Volonne, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is gradually increasing, starting the month at 14% and ending it at 16%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on October 26, and its lowest chance is 12% on July 6.
Probability of Precipitation in August
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Volonne is increasing, starting the month at 0.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.9 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.2 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Volonne, 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, 20 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 41 seconds, and weekly decrease of 18 minutes, 44 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 16 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 37 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Volonne is 6:23 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 34 minutes later at 6:57 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:00 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 46 minutes earlier at 8:14 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Volonne 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 5:52 AM and sets 15 hours, 30 minutes later, at 9:22 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:07 AM and sets 8 hours, 52 minutes later, at 5:00 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Volonne is essentially constant during August, remaining around 1% throughout.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 Volonne is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 7.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.0 miles per hour, while on September 17, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Volonne 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 Volonne is essentially constant during August, remaining within 1°F of 75°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 75°F on August 11.
Average Water Temperature in August
The growing season in Volonne typically lasts for 7.4 months (226 days), from around April 1 to around November 13, rarely starting before March 10 or after April 19, and rarely ending before October 23 or after December 3.
The month of August in Volonne 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 Volonne are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 600°F, from 1,599°F to 2,200°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Volonne is decreasing during August, falling by 1.3 kWh, from 7.1 kWh to 5.8 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 Volonne are 44.110 deg latitude, 6.014 deg longitude, and 1,854 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Volonne contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,355 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,795 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,469 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,955 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Volonne is covered by trees (47%), cropland (26%), and shrubs (11%), within 10 miles by trees (55%) and cropland (22%), and within 50 miles by trees (50%) and cropland (20%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Volonne 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 Volonne.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Volonne 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 Volonne is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Volonne and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban Airport (96%, 5.0 kilometers, south); Cuneo International Airport (2.3%, 137 kilometers, east); and Grenoble-Isère Airport (2.0%, 150 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .