Average Weather in La Chambre France
In La Chambre, the summers are comfortable, the winters are freezing, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 21°F to 74°F and is rarely below 13°F or above 82°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit La Chambre for warm-weather activities is from late June to late August.
The warm season lasts for 3.3 months, from June 4 to September 13, with an average daily high temperature above 66°F. The hottest day of the year is August 4, with an average high of 74°F and low of 54°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.5 months, from November 20 to March 3, with an average daily high temperature below 43°F. The coldest day of the year is January 12, with an average low of 21°F and high of 36°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
Average Hourly Temperature
Terrace, Canada (5,053 miles away); Nakusp, Canada (5,038 miles); and Banner Elk, North Carolina, United States (4,429 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to La Chambre (view comparison).
In La Chambre, 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 La Chambre begins around June 20 and lasts for 2.9 months, ending around September 16. On July 25, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 68% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 32% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around September 16 and lasts for 9.1 months, ending around June 20. On May 9, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 59% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 41% 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 La Chambre varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 8.8 months, from March 31 to December 24, with a greater than 29% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 37% on May 25.
The drier season lasts 3.2 months, from December 24 to March 31. The smallest chance of a wet day is 21% on March 5.
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 in La Chambre changes throughout the year.
Rain alone is the most common for 11 months, from January 30 to January 1. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 37% on May 25.
Mixed snow and rain is the most common for 4.1 weeks, from January 1 to January 30. The highest chance of a day with mixed snow and rain is 11% on December 28.
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. La Chambre experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
Rain falls throughout the year in La Chambre. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around October 19, with an average total accumulation of 2.9 inches.
The least rain falls around January 31, with an average total accumulation of 1.6 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. Colder, drier snow tends to be on the higher end of that range and warmer, wetter snow on the lower end.
As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. La Chambre experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.
The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.0 months, from November 5 to April 4, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around January 17, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.9 inches.
The snowless period of the year lasts for 7.0 months, from April 4 to November 5. The least snow falls around August 3, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.
Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall
The length of the day in La Chambre varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 8 hours, 43 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 40 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:45 AM on June 16, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 28 minutes later at 8:14 AM on January 2. The earliest sunset is at 4:51 PM on December 10, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 35 minutes later at 9:27 PM on June 26.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in La Chambre during 2018, starting in the spring on March 25, lasting 7.1 months, and ending in the fall on October 28.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
The perceived humidity level in La Chambre, 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, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in La Chambre varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the north for 1.2 months, from March 26 to May 1, with a peak percentage of 31% on April 19. The wind is most often from the west for 4.8 months, from May 1 to September 26, with a peak percentage of 37% on June 26. The wind is most often from the east for 5.2 months, from October 19 to March 26, with a peak percentage of 38% on January 1.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in La Chambre 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 La Chambre for general outdoor tourist activities is from late June to late August, with a peak score in the first week of August.
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 La Chambre for hot-weather activities is from mid July to mid August, with a peak score in the last week of July.
The growing season in La Chambre typically lasts for 6.0 months (185 days), from around April 21 to around October 22, rarely starting before March 31 or after May 13, and rarely ending before October 5 or after November 9.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in La Chambre should appear around May 8, only rarely appearing before April 25 or after May 24.
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 11 to August 18, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.2 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 6, with an average of 7.4 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.3 months, from October 28 to February 9, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.7 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 21, with an average of 1.6 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of La Chambre are 45.359 deg latitude, 6.302 deg longitude, and 3,153 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of La Chambre contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 3,461 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,422 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,268 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (15,157 feet).
The area within 2 miles of La Chambre is covered by trees (62%) and artificial surfaces (14%), within 10 miles by trees (45%) and grassland (30%), and within 50 miles by trees (37%) and grassland (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in La Chambre, 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 La Chambre.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and La Chambre 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 La Chambre is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between La Chambre and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Chambéry Airport (36%, 45 kilometers, northwest); Aosta Airport (28%, 92 kilometers, northeast); Turin Caselle Airport (20%, 107 kilometers, east); and Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban Airport (15%, 146 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .