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Average Weather in Villenouvelle France

In Villenouvelle, the summers are warm and mostly clear and the winters are long, chilly, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 36°F to 82°F and is rarely below 26°F or above 92°F.

The warm season lasts for 3.1 months, from June 13 to September 15, with an average daily high temperature above 75°F. The hottest day of the year is August 4, with an average high of 82°F and low of 62°F.

The cool season lasts for 3.7 months, from November 16 to March 8, with an average daily high temperature below 55°F. The coldest day of the year is January 15, with an average low of 36°F and high of 48°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

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

Average Hourly Temperature in Villenouvelle12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecchillycoldcoolcomfortablewarm
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < chilly < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Clouds

In Villenouvelle, 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 Villenouvelle begins around June 13 and lasts for 3.4 months, ending around September 24. On July 21, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 78% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 22% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 24 and lasts for 8.6 months, ending around June 13. On January 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 61% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 39% of the time.

Cloud Cover

Cloud Cover in Villenouvelleclearercloudiercloudier0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecJan 1661%Jan 1661%Jul 2122%Jul 2122%Jun 1342%Jun 1342%Sep 2442%Sep 2442%overcastmostly cloudypartly cloudymostly clearclear
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Villenouvelle varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 8.6 months, from September 25 to June 12, with a greater than 25% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 33% on May 6.

The drier season lasts 3.4 months, from June 12 to September 25. 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 33% on May 6.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Villenouvellewetwetdry0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecMay 633%May 633%Jul 2017%Jul 2017%Jan 124%Jan 124%Sep 2525%Sep 2525%Jun 1225%Jun 1225%mixedrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

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. Villenouvelle experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Villenouvelle. 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 18, with an average total accumulation of 1.2 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Villenouvelle varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2017, the shortest day is December 21, with 8 hours, 57 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 25 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 6:11 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 14 minutes later at 8:26 AM on January 4. The earliest sunset is at 5:17 PM on December 9, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 21 minutes later at 9:38 PM on June 26.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Villenouvelle 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

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in Villenouvelle2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AM2 AMJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecJun 156:11 AMJun 156:11 AM9:38 PMJun 269:38 PMJun 26Dec 95:17 PMDec 95:17 PM8:26 AMJan 48:26 AMJan 4Mar 26DSTMar 26DSTDSTOct 29DSTOct 29daynightnightnightnight
The solar day over the course of the year 2017. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

Humidity

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.

Villenouvelle experiences some seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 2.9 months, from June 18 to September 15, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 4% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is August 5, with muggy conditions 14% of the time.

The least muggy day of the year is November 30, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in Villenouvellemuggy0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNov 300%Nov 300%Aug 514%Aug 514%Jun 184%Jun 184%Sep 154%Sep 154%oppressiveoppressivehumidhumidcomfortablecomfortabledrydry
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.

Wind

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 Villenouvelle experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 6.3 months, from November 12 to May 21, with average wind speeds of more than 4.3 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is April 6, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.9 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 5.7 months, from May 21 to November 12. The calmest day of the year is August 28, with an average hourly wind speed of 3.8 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in Villenouvellewindywindy0 mph1 mph2 mph3 mph4 mph5 mph6 mph7 mph8 mphJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecApr 64.9 mphApr 64.9 mphAug 283.8 mphAug 283.8 mphNov 124.3 mphNov 124.3 mphMay 214.3 mphMay 214.3 mph
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Villenouvelle varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 2.0 months, from June 30 to August 30, with a peak percentage of 41% on July 21. The wind is most often from the west for 10 months, from August 30 to June 30, with a peak percentage of 52% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in VillenouvelleWNW0%20%40%60%80%100%JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecwestsoutheastnorth
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Solar Energy

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 experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.2 months, from May 15 to August 21, 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 3.6 months, from October 29 to February 18, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.7 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 19, with an average of 1.5 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Villenouvellebrightdarkdark0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWh9 kWhJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecJul 57.3 kWhJul 57.3 kWhDec 191.5 kWhDec 191.5 kWhMay 156.2 kWhMay 156.2 kWhAug 216.2 kWhAug 216.2 kWhOct 292.7 kWhOct 292.7 kWhFeb 182.7 kWhFeb 182.7 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Villenouvelle are 43.436 deg latitude, 1.663 deg longitude, and 630 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Villenouvelle contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 315 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 611 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (600 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (7,874 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Villenouvelle is covered by cropland (95%), within 10 miles by cropland (93%), and within 50 miles by cropland (56%) and trees (27%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Villenouvelle, 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 Villenouvelle.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Villenouvelle 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 Villenouvelle is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Villenouvelle and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Toulouse-Francazal (55%, 27 kilometers, northwest); Carcassonne-Salvaza (17%, 58 kilometers, southeast); Albi-Le Sequestre (15%, 64 kilometers, northeast); and Saint-Girons - Antichan (13%, 66 kilometers, southwest).

Other Data

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.