Average Weather in June in Tignes France
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 51°F to 57°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 65°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 32°F to 37°F, rarely falling below 25°F or exceeding 43°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Tignes typically range from 38°F to 59°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 4°F to 20°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in June
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on June. 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 June
The month of June in Tignes experiences rapidly decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 56% to 41%.
The clearest day of the month is June 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 59% of the time.
For reference, on May 9, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 59%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 66%.
Cloud Cover Categories in June
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Tignes, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 37% and ending it at 29%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 38% on May 24, and its lowest chance is 21% on March 5.
Over the course of June in Tignes, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 27% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 9% to 3%, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in June
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 June in Tignes is essentially constant, remaining about 2.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.8 inches or falling below 0.7 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.3 inches on June 11.
Average Monthly Rainfall in June
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during June in Tignes is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 0.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.2 inches, and ending the month at 0.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in June
Over the course of June in Tignes, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 15 hours, 26 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 41 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June
The latest sunrise of the month in Tignes is 5:47 AM on June 1 and the earliest sunrise is 4 minutes earlier at 5:42 AM on June 15.
The earliest sunset is 9:13 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 12 minutes later at 9:25 PM on June 26.
Daylight saving time is observed in Tignes during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during June, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:43 AM and sets 15 hours, 41 minutes later, at 9:24 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:09 AM and sets 8 hours, 42 minutes later, at 4:51 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June
We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Tignes is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in June
This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.
The average hourly wind speed in Tignes is essentially constant during June, remaining around 4.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 29, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.8 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in June
Wind Direction in June
Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).
The growing season in Tignes typically lasts for 1.2 months (39 days), from around July 11 to around August 19, rarely starting before June 14, or ending after September 10.
The month of June in Tignes 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 2% to 32% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in June
Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.
The average accumulated growing degree days in Tignes are gradually increasing during June, increasing by 50°F, from 14°F to 64°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in June
This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Tignes is gradually increasing during June, rising by 0.5 kWh, from 6.8 kWh to 7.4 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Tignes are 45.496 deg latitude, 6.925 deg longitude, and 7,710 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Tignes contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,813 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 7,036 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,757 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (15,098 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Tignes is covered by grassland (49%) and trees (24%), within 10 miles by bare soil (37%) and grassland (29%), and within 50 miles by trees (36%) and grassland (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Tignes 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Tignes.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Tignes 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 Tignes is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Tignes and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Aosta Airport (25%, 42 kilometers, northeast); Turin Caselle Airport (20%, 66 kilometers, southeast); Annecy-Meythet (21%, 80 kilometers, northwest); Chambéry Airport (18%, 83 kilometers, west); and Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban Airport (15%, 175 kilometers, southwest).
All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.
All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.
Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .
Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.
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