Average Weather in March in Digne-les-Bains France
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 50°F to 56°F, rarely falling below 40°F or exceeding 65°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 31°F to 36°F, rarely falling below 23°F or exceeding 43°F.
For reference, on August 5, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Digne-les-Bains typically range from 58°F to 82°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 27°F to 44°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in March
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on March. 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 March
The month of March in Digne-les-Bains experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 45% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is March 4, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 56% of the time.
For reference, on May 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 51%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 78%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Digne-les-Bains, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is increasing, starting the month at 15% and ending it at 19%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on October 26, and its lowest chance is 11% on July 6.
Over the course of March in Digne-les-Bains, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 12% to 18%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Digne-les-Bains is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.5 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 1.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.0 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Digne-les-Bains, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 31 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 3 seconds, and weekly increase of 21 minutes, 20 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 11 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 42 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Digne-les-Bains is 6:31 AM on March 24 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:29 AM on March 25.
The earliest sunset is 6:23 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 38 minutes later at 8:00 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 25, 2018, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:51 AM and sets 15 hours, 30 minutes later, at 9:21 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:06 AM and sets 8 hours, 53 minutes later, at 4:59 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Digne-les-Bains is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on September 13, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed in Digne-les-Bains is gradually increasing during March, increasing from 7.2 miles per hour to 7.7 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.7 miles per hour, while on September 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
Digne-les-Bains 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 Digne-les-Bains is essentially constant during March, remaining around 56°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in March
The growing season in Digne-les-Bains typically lasts for 6.8 months (209 days), from around April 9 to around November 4, rarely starting before March 22 or after April 28, and rarely ending before October 16 or after November 22.
The month of March in Digne-les-Bains is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 0% to 27% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in Digne-les-Bains are gradually increasing during March, increasing by 41°F, from 11°F to 52°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Digne-les-Bains is increasing during March, rising by 1.3 kWh, from 3.7 kWh to 5.0 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in March
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Digne-les-Bains are 44.093 deg latitude, 6.232 deg longitude, and 2,448 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Digne-les-Bains contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,073 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,434 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,106 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,171 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Digne-les-Bains is covered by trees (57%) and artificial surfaces (19%), within 10 miles by trees (57%) and shrubs (14%), and within 50 miles by trees (50%) and cropland (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Digne-les-Bains 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 Digne-les-Bains.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Digne-les-Bains 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 Digne-les-Bains is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Digne-les-Bains and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban Airport (67%, 19 kilometers, west); Le Luc-Le Cannet (13%, 80 kilometers, south); Cannes-Mandelieu (11%, 84 kilometers, southeast); and Cuneo International Airport (9%, 122 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .