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Tignes Climate History

Past weather including monthly averages for Tignes

France

Country Overview For France

The climate in France is typically metropolitan France: generally cool winters and mild summers, but mild winters and hot summers along the Mediterranean; occasional strong, cold, dry, north-to-northwesterly wind known as mistral. The terrain: metropolitan France: mostly flat plains or gently rolling hills in north and west; remainder is mountainous, especially Pyrenees in south, Alps in east. For Paris in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 8°C with the average minimum 2°C, while in June the average maximum is 23°C with a minimum of 13°C. The wettest month for Paris is October with an average of 56.2mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is March with 41.8mm falling.


 

HISTORICAL MONTHLY AVERAGES FOR APRIL

The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Tignes.

Temperature

Throughout the month of April daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 15°C that's about 60°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 3°C, that's 38°F.

In recent times the highest recorded temperature in April has been 27°C that's 81°F, with the lowest recorded temperature -6°C, about 22°F.

Relative Humidity

The average daily relative humidity for April is around 59%.

Heat Index

The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.

Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).

Precipitation

The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 59 mm, that's 2 inches. Throughout the month you can expect to see rain or drizzle falling on 8 days of the month, with snow falling on 3 days.

Estimated Hours of Sunshine per Day

We calculate sunshine hours per day using our past forecast data. For April expect the sun to shine for an average of 6 hours per day. This represents the average number of hours in the daytime that the sun is visible and not obscured by cloud e.g. the average number of hours the sun is actually out and shining. Note we calculate hours of sunshine per day using our past forecast data, not observation data, thus it is an estimate and not actual.

Wind

The average daily wind speed in April has been around 7 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 4 mph, or 4 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 39 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 24 mph, or 21 knots.

Fog

On average the month of April is not affected by foggy conditions.

 

YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES

The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.

Temperature

The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.

Precipitation Amount

The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.

Rain days

The chart below plots the average number of days in any month that you can expect to see rain falling.

Snow days

The chart below plots the average number of days in any month that you can expect to see snow falling.

Wind Speed

The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.

 


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