Average Weather in Lavelanet France
In Lavelanet, the summers are warm, the winters are long and chilly, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 33°F to 78°F and is rarely below 24°F or above 88°F.
The warm season lasts for 3.1 months, from June 13 to September 15, with an average daily high temperature above 72°F. The hottest day of the year is August 4, with an average high of 78°F and low of 59°F.
The cool season lasts for 3.8 months, from November 17 to March 10, with an average daily high temperature below 53°F. The coldest day of the year is January 15, with an average low of 33°F and high of 46°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 Lavelanet, 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 Lavelanet begins around June 16 and lasts for 3.1 months, ending around September 19. On July 21, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 76% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 24% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around September 19 and lasts for 8.9 months, ending around June 16. On January 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 60% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 40% of the time.
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Lavelanet varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 8.7 months, from September 21 to June 11, with a greater than 24% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 32% on May 2.
The drier season lasts 3.3 months, from June 11 to September 21. The smallest chance of a wet day is 17% on July 20.
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 May 2.
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. Lavelanet experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
Rain falls throughout the year in Lavelanet. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around May 3, with an average total accumulation of 2.2 inches.
The least rain falls around July 12, with an average total accumulation of 1.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent quantity of snowfall in Lavelanet does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 0.1 inches of 0.1 inches throughout.
Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall
The length of the day in Lavelanet varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2017, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 1 minute of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 21 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 6:13 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 11 minutes later at 8:23 AM on January 4. The earliest sunset is at 5:18 PM on December 7, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 18 minutes later at 9:35 PM on June 27.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Lavelanet during 2017, starting in the spring on March 26, lasting 7.1 months, and ending in the fall on October 29.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
The perceived humidity level in Lavelanet, 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
The average hourly wind speed in Lavelanet experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 5.6 months, from November 11 to April 29, with average wind speeds of more than 3.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 19, with an average hourly wind speed of 3.5 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 6.4 months, from April 29 to November 11. The calmest day of the year is August 12, with an average hourly wind speed of 2.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Lavelanet is from the west throughout the year.
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 3.2 months, from May 14 to August 20, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.2 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 5, with an average of 7.3 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from October 30 to February 13, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.8 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 19, with an average of 1.6 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Lavelanet are 42.931 deg latitude, 1.847 deg longitude, and 1,942 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Lavelanet contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,220 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,958 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,690 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,069 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Lavelanet is covered by trees (52%), cropland (20%), grassland (15%), and artificial surfaces (14%), within 10 miles by trees (61%) and grassland (19%), and within 50 miles by trees (41%) and cropland (32%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Lavelanet, 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 Lavelanet.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lavelanet 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 Lavelanet is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lavelanet and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Carcassonne-Salvaza (37%, 49 kilometers, northeast); Saint-Girons - Antichan (40%, 61 kilometers, west); and Toulouse-Francazal (24%, 79 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .