Average Weather in Fougerolles-du-Plessis France
In Fougerolles-du-Plessis, the summers are comfortable and partly cloudy and the winters are long, very cold, windy, and mostly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 34°F to 73°F and is rarely below 24°F or above 82°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Fougerolles-du-Plessis for warm-weather activities is from late June to early September.
The warm season lasts for 3.2 months, from June 11 to September 16, with an average daily high temperature above 67°F. The hottest day of the year is July 31, with an average high of 73°F and low of 55°F.
The cool season lasts for 3.7 months, from November 18 to March 9, with an average daily high temperature below 50°F. The coldest day of the year is February 8, with an average low of 34°F and high of 45°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, 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 Fougerolles-du-Plessis, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Fougerolles-du-Plessis begins around May 14 and lasts for 5.0 months, ending around October 15. On July 21, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 62% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 38% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around October 15 and lasts for 7.0 months, ending around May 14. On January 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 72% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 28% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
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. The chance of wet days in Fougerolles-du-Plessis varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 8.3 months, from September 26 to June 3, with a greater than 26% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 34% on December 22.
The drier season lasts 3.7 months, from June 3 to September 26. The smallest chance of a wet day is 17% on August 26.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 32% on December 22.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Fougerolles-du-Plessis experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
Rain falls throughout the year in Fougerolles-du-Plessis. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around December 25, with an average total accumulation of 2.1 inches.
The least rain falls around August 17, with an average total accumulation of 1.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in Fougerolles-du-Plessis varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2019, the shortest day is December 22, with 8 hours, 18 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 16 hours, 7 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 6:01 AM on June 17, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 54 minutes later at 8:55 AM on January 2. The earliest sunset is at 5:08 PM on December 10, and the latest sunset is 5 hours, 1 minute later at 10:09 PM on June 26.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Fougerolles-du-Plessis during 2019, starting in the spring on March 31, lasting 6.9 months, and ending in the fall on October 27.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
The perceived humidity level in Fougerolles-du-Plessis, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 1% of 1% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Fougerolles-du-Plessis experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 6.3 months, from October 11 to April 21, with average wind speeds of more than 10.5 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is January 16, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.4 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 5.7 months, from April 21 to October 11. The calmest day of the year is August 6, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Fougerolles-du-Plessis varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the west for 1.9 months, from February 20 to April 16 and for 4.8 months, from May 7 to September 30, with a peak percentage of 43% on July 6. The wind is most often from the north for 3.0 weeks, from April 16 to May 7, with a peak percentage of 29% on April 23. The wind is most often from the south for 4.7 months, from September 30 to February 20, with a peak percentage of 39% on January 1.
Fougerolles-du-Plessis 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 water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The time of year with warmer water lasts for 3.2 months, from July 1 to October 7, with an average temperature above 62°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 16, with an average temperature of 66°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 3.8 months, from December 21 to April 14, with an average temperature below 50°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is February 23, with an average temperature of 46°F.
Average Water Temperature
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Fougerolles-du-Plessis throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Fougerolles-du-Plessis for general outdoor tourist activities is from late June to early September, with a peak score in the last week of July.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Fougerolles-du-Plessis for hot-weather activities is from mid July to mid August, with a peak score in the last week of July.
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
The growing season in Fougerolles-du-Plessis typically lasts for 7.2 months (220 days), from around April 7 to around November 14, rarely starting before March 16 or after April 27, and rarely ending before October 21 or after December 14.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Fougerolles-du-Plessis should appear around April 23, only rarely appearing before April 7 or after May 11.
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from May 8 to August 21, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.5 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 28, with an average of 6.6 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.7 months, from October 28 to February 17, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.0 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 27, with an average of 0.8 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Fougerolles-du-Plessis are 48.474 deg latitude, -0.973 deg longitude, and 653 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Fougerolles-du-Plessis contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 325 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 609 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (653 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,552 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Fougerolles-du-Plessis is covered by cropland (52%) and grassland (46%), within 10 miles by cropland (48%) and grassland (48%), and within 50 miles by cropland (46%) and grassland (37%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Fougerolles-du-Plessis, 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 Fougerolles-du-Plessis.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Fougerolles-du-Plessis 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 Fougerolles-du-Plessis is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Fougerolles-du-Plessis and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Laval-Entrammes (32%, 52 kilometers, south); Rennes - Saint-Jacques (19%, 72 kilometers, southwest); Alençon Valframbert Airport (17%, 80 kilometers, east); Dinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport (16%, 83 kilometers, west); and Caen – Carpiquet Airport (15%, 87 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .