Average Weather in Le Lavandou France
In Le Lavandou, the summers are short, warm, dry, and mostly clear and the winters are long, cold, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 39°F to 83°F and is rarely below 31°F or above 88°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Le Lavandou for hot-weather activities is from late June to late August.
The warm season lasts for 2.7 months, from June 19 to September 11, with an average daily high temperature above 77°F. The hottest day of the year is August 6, with an average high of 83°F and low of 65°F.
The cool season lasts for 4.1 months, from November 18 to March 22, with an average daily high temperature below 60°F. The coldest day of the year is January 12, with an average low of 39°F and high of 54°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
Nevada City, California, United States (5,869 miles away); Coronel Dorrego, Argentina (7,069 miles); and Tumut, Australia (10,356 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Le Lavandou (view comparison).
In Le Lavandou, 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 Le Lavandou begins around June 15 and lasts for 2.9 months, ending around September 12. On July 21, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 84% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 16% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around September 12 and lasts for 9.1 months, ending around June 15. On October 22, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 47% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 53% 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 Le Lavandou varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 8.4 months, from September 7 to May 18, with a greater than 14% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 25% on November 1.
The drier season lasts 3.6 months, from May 18 to September 7. The smallest chance of a wet day is 4% on July 13.
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 25% on November 1.
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. Le Lavandou experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 11 months, from August 5 to June 28, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around November 4, with an average total accumulation of 3.1 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 1.3 months, from June 28 to August 5. The least rain falls around July 20, with an average total accumulation of 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in Le Lavandou varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2019, the shortest day is December 22, with 8 hours, 59 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 23 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:54 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 12 minutes later at 8:06 AM on January 3. The earliest sunset is at 4:59 PM on December 9, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 19 minutes later at 9:18 PM on June 27.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Le Lavandou 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
Le Lavandou experiences significant seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from June 13 to September 29, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 9% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is August 6, with muggy conditions 36% of the time.
The least muggy day of the year is February 27, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.
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 Le Lavandou experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 6.6 months, from October 7 to April 26, with average wind speeds of more than 10.8 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is December 13, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.6 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 5.4 months, from April 26 to October 7. The calmest day of the year is August 9, with an average hourly wind speed of 9.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Le Lavandou varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the east for 1.3 weeks, from January 17 to January 26 and for 2.6 months, from September 30 to December 17, with a peak percentage of 45% on October 24. The wind is most often from the west for 8.1 months, from January 26 to September 30 and for 1.0 months, from December 17 to January 17, with a peak percentage of 52% on June 28.
Le Lavandou 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 2.5 months, from July 3 to September 18, with an average temperature above 70°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 10, with an average temperature of 74°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.8 months, from December 8 to May 1, with an average temperature below 59°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is February 15, with an average temperature of 55°F.
Average Water Temperature
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Le Lavandou 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 Le Lavandou for general outdoor tourist activities is from late May to late September, with a peak score in the last week of June.
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 Le Lavandou for hot-weather activities is from late June to late 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 Le Lavandou typically lasts for 10 months (308 days), from around February 18 to around December 23, rarely starting after March 14, or ending before November 24.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Le Lavandou should appear around February 22, only rarely appearing before February 8 or after March 17.
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 3.2 months, from May 10 to August 17, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.6 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 6, with an average of 7.8 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from October 26 to February 14, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.9 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 16, with an average of 1.7 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Le Lavandou are 43.137 deg latitude, 6.366 deg longitude, and 148 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Le Lavandou contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,526 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 223 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,539 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,299 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Le Lavandou is covered by trees (31%), water (28%), and artificial surfaces (27%), within 10 miles by water (46%) and shrubs (22%), and within 50 miles by water (60%) and trees (20%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Le Lavandou, 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Le Lavandou.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Le Lavandou 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 Le Lavandou is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Le Lavandou and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .