Average Weather in May in Abondance France
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 53°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 42°F or exceeding 71°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 36°F to 42°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 49°F.
For reference, on July 27, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Abondance typically range from 50°F to 68°F, while on January 19, the coldest day of the year, they range from 19°F to 29°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on May. 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 May
The month of May in Abondance experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 58% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60% on May 8.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 43% of the time.
For reference, on May 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on July 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 65%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
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 Abondance, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 33% and ending it at 41%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 41% on May 25, and its lowest chance is 26% on March 3.
Over the course of May in Abondance, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 29% to 40%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 4% to 1%, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Abondance is increasing, starting the month at 2.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.7 inches or falls below 1.0 inches, and ending the month at 3.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.6 inches or falls below 1.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
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 May in Abondance is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in May
Over the course of May in Abondance, 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, 9 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 18 seconds, and weekly increase of 16 minutes, 7 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 22 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 31 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Abondance is 6:19 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 34 minutes earlier at 5:45 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:41 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 35 minutes later at 9:16 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Abondance during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during May, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:41 AM and sets 15 hours, 48 minutes later, at 9:28 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:13 AM and sets 8 hours, 36 minutes later, at 4:49 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Abondance is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Abondance is essentially constant during May, remaining around 4.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 18, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.5 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during May is 4.9 miles per hour on May 27.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
The growing season in Abondance typically lasts for 4.8 months (147 days), from around May 13 to around October 7, rarely starting before April 21 or after June 6, and rarely ending before September 16 or after October 26.
During May in Abondance, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 26% to 83% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Abondance are gradually increasing during May, increasing by 82°F, from 30°F to 112°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Abondance is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.8 kWh, from 5.7 kWh to 6.5 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Abondance are 46.280 deg latitude, 6.720 deg longitude, and 4,429 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Abondance contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 3,081 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,162 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,749 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (14,902 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Abondance is covered by trees (56%) and grassland (41%), within 10 miles by trees (50%) and grassland (30%), and within 50 miles by trees (36%) and grassland (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Abondance 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 Abondance.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Abondance 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 Abondance is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Abondance and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Sion (37%, 47 kilometers, east); Aéroport Genève-Cointrin (35%, 47 kilometers, west); and Neuchatel (28%, 82 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .