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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Gargas France

In Gargas, the summers are short, warm, dry, and mostly clear and the winters are long, very cold, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 32°F to 86°F and is rarely below 24°F or above 93°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Gargas for hot-weather activities is from early July to mid August.

Climate in Gargas

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Gargas weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The hot season lasts for 2.8 months, from June 14 to September 8, with an average daily high temperature above 79°F. The hottest month of the year in Gargas is July, with an average high of 85°F and low of 62°F.

The cool season lasts for 3.7 months, from November 15 to March 6, with an average daily high temperature below 55°F. The coldest month of the year in Gargas is January, with an average low of 33°F and high of 48°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Gargas

Average High and Low Temperature in GargashotcoolcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 1248°FJan 1248°FAug 486°FAug 486°F32°F32°F62°F62°FJun 1479°FJun 1479°FSep 879°FSep 879°FNov 1555°FNov 1555°FMar 655°FMar 655°F56°F56°F57°F57°F40°F40°F36°F36°FNowNow
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.
AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High 48°F51°F58°F64°F71°F80°F85°F84°F76°F66°F55°F49°F
Temp. 40°F41°F48°F53°F61°F68°F74°F73°F65°F57°F47°F41°F
Low 33°F34°F38°F43°F50°F57°F62°F61°F55°F48°F39°F34°F

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 Gargas

Average Hourly Temperature in GargasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldvery coldvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablecomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Magalia, California, United States (5,783 miles away) and Brevard, North Carolina, United States (4,509 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Gargas (view comparison).

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In Gargas, 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 Gargas begins around June 18 and lasts for 2.9 months, ending around September 13.

The clearest month of the year in Gargas is July, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 79% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 13 and lasts for 9.1 months, ending around June 18.

The cloudiest month of the year in Gargas is October, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 47% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Gargas

Cloud Cover Categories in GargasclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 2181%Jul 2181%Oct 2152%Oct 2152%Jun 1866%Jun 1866%Sep 1366%Sep 1366%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.
FractionJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cloudier 45%43%44%45%45%34%21%26%36%47%47%45%
Clearer 55%57%56%55%55%66%79%74%64%53%53%55%

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

The wetter season lasts 8.8 months, from September 9 to June 4, with a greater than 18% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Gargas is October, with an average of 7.6 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 3.2 months, from June 4 to September 9. The month with the fewest wet days in Gargas is July, with an average of 3.0 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Gargas is October, with an average of 7.6 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 26% on October 26.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Gargas

Daily Chance of Precipitation in GargaswetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Oct 2626%Oct 2626%Jul 219%Jul 219%Jan 116%Jan 116%Sep 918%Sep 918%Jun 418%Jun 418%NowNowrain
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).
Days ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rain 4.6d4.1d4.7d6.3d6.0d4.5d3.0d3.8d5.7d7.6d6.4d5.0d
Mixed 0.4d0.3d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.2d
Snow 0.2d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d
Any 5.2d4.4d4.8d6.3d6.0d4.5d3.0d3.8d5.7d7.6d6.5d5.3d

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. Gargas experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Gargas. The month with the most rain in Gargas is October, with an average rainfall of 2.6 inches.

The month with the least rain in Gargas is July, with an average rainfall of 0.6 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Gargas

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 snowfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainfall 1.5″1.3″1.2″1.7″1.7″1.1″0.6″1.0″2.1″2.6″2.5″1.6″

The length of the day in Gargas varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2023, the shortest day is December 22, with 8 hours, 54 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 29 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Gargas

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in GargasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 8 minMar 2012 hr, 8 minMar 2015 hr, 29 minJun 2115 hr, 29 minJun 2112 hr, 11 minSep 2312 hr, 11 minSep 238 hr, 54 minDec 228 hr, 54 minDec 22nightnightdayNowNow
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.
Hours ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Daylight 9.3h10.5h12.0h13.5h14.8h15.4h15.1h13.9h12.5h11.0h9.6h9.0h

The earliest sunrise is at 5:55 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 18 minutes later at 8:13 AM on January 2. The earliest sunset is at 5:00 PM on December 10, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 25 minutes later at 9:25 PM on June 27.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Gargas during 2023, 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 in Gargas

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in GargasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 155:55 AMJun 155:55 AM9:25 PMJun 279:25 PMJun 27Dec 105:00 PMDec 105:00 PM8:13 AMJan 28:13 AMJan 2Mar 26DSTMar 26DSTDSTOct 29DSTOct 29daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2023. 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.

The figure below presents a compact representation of the sun's elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon) and azimuth (its compass bearing) for every hour of every day in the reporting period. The horizontal axis is the day of the year and the vertical axis is the hour of the day. For a given day and hour of that day, the background color indicates the azimuth of the sun at that moment. The black isolines are contours of constant solar elevation.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in Gargas

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in GargasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AM00001010102020203030304040506000010101010202020303040405050602370NowNow
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of the year 2023. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2023. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Gargas

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

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 perceived humidity level in Gargas, 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 2% of 2% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Gargas

Humidity Comfort Levels in GargasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Mar 80%Mar 80%Jul 304%Jul 304%humidhumidcomfortablecomfortabledrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Muggy days 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.9d1.0d0.4d0.0d0.0d0.0d

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

The windier part of the year lasts for 2.6 months, from February 15 to May 2, with average wind speeds of more than 9.4 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year in Gargas is April, with an average hourly wind speed of 10.0 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 9.4 months, from May 2 to February 15. The calmest month of the year in Gargas is September, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.8 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Gargas

Average Wind Speed in GargaswindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph16 mph16 mph18 mph18 mphApr 610.3 mphApr 610.3 mphSep 178.6 mphSep 178.6 mphFeb 159.4 mphFeb 159.4 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Wind Speed (mph) 9.09.59.910.09.39.29.48.88.89.09.29.1

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Gargas is from the north throughout the year.

Wind Direction in Gargas

Wind Direction in GargasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwesteastnorthsouth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Gargas 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 2.6 months, from July 4 to September 22, with an average temperature above 69°F. The month of the year in Gargas with the warmest water is August, with an average temperature of 72°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.5 months, from December 14 to April 29, with an average temperature below 58°F. The month of the year in Gargas with the coolest water is February, with an average temperature of 55°F.

Average Water Temperature in Gargas

Average Water Temperature in GargaswarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°FAug 1172°FAug 1172°F55°FFeb 1955°FFeb 19Jul 469°FJul 469°FSep 2269°FSep 2269°FDec 1458°FDec 1458°FApr 2958°FApr 2958°F
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
WaterJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temperature 56°F55°F55°F57°F61°F66°F71°F72°F70°F66°F62°F58°F

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Gargas 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 Gargas for general outdoor tourist activities is from late May to late September, with a peak score in the last week of August.

Tourism Score in Gargas

Tourism Score in Gargasbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.57.50.40.47.57.5NowNowprecipitationprecipitationtemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

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 Gargas for hot-weather activities is from early July to mid August, with a peak score in the first week of August.

Beach/Pool Score in Gargas

Beach/Pool Score in Gargasbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.87.80.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

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.

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 Gargas typically lasts for 7.9 months (241 days), from around March 21 to around November 17, rarely starting before February 26 or after April 13, and rarely ending before October 26 or after December 9.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Gargas

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Gargasgrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Mar 2150%Mar 2150%Nov 1750%Nov 1790%Apr 1390%Apr 1390%Oct 2690%Oct 2610%Feb 2610%Feb 2610%Dec 910%Dec 9Jul 26100%Jul 26100%NowNowvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

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.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Gargas should appear around March 24, only rarely appearing before March 9 or after April 10.

Growing Degree Days in Gargas

Growing Degree Days in GargasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°F3,000°F3,000°F3,500°F3,500°FMar 2489°FMar 2489°FJun 17900°FJun 17900°FJul 281,800°FJul 281,800°FDec 313,328°FDec 313,328°F
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

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 3.1 months, from May 13 to August 17, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.5 kWh. The brightest month of the year in Gargas is July, with an average of 7.5 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from October 26 to February 13, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.9 kWh. The darkest month of the year in Gargas is December, with an average of 1.7 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Gargas

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in GargasbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJul 57.7 kWhJul 57.7 kWhDec 201.7 kWhDec 201.7 kWhMay 136.5 kWhMay 136.5 kWhAug 176.5 kWhAug 176.5 kWhOct 262.9 kWhOct 262.9 kWhFeb 132.9 kWhFeb 132.9 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Solar Energy (kWh) 2.03.04.35.66.67.47.56.54.93.32.11.7

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Gargas are 43.902 deg latitude, 5.358 deg longitude, and 915 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Gargas contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 889 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 845 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,753 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,932 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Gargas is covered by cropland (71%) and trees (18%), within 10 miles by trees (54%) and cropland (37%), and within 50 miles by trees (39%) and cropland (33%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Gargas, 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 Gargas.

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

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are:

To get a sense of how much these sources agree with each other, you can view a comparison of Gargas and the stations that contribute to our estimates of its temperature history and climate. Please note that each source's contribution is adjusted for elevation and the relative change present in the MERRA-2 data.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , 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 airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © OpenStreetMap contributors.

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We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

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