Base ULM d'Aghione Casone

FR-0383 · Upper Corsica, Corsica, France

Climate Base ULM d'Aghione Casone 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Solenzara (BA 126) Air Base (LFKS) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 91.7 91 89 91 97 91
February 87.4 85 85 96 78 91
March 90.1 85 92 82 94 92
April 91.2 96 95 93 90 78
May 93.4 91 93 96 93 92
June 96.8 96 97 95 97 98
July 97.5 95 99 93 99
August 97.3 99 97 95 96
September 96.1 96 94 93 98
October 90.3 92 92 92 92
November 92.3 98 94 84 93
December 92.3 94 81 94 99
Average 93.2 91.1 94.0 93.2 92.1 93.2

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 99.5 100 100 100 100 99
February 97.9 97 98 100 99 99
March 98.7 98 100 97 100 100
April 98.2 100 100 99 98 93
May 98.8 98 98 99 99 97
June 99.6 100 100 99 100 100
July 99.4 100 100 98 100
August 99.6 100 100 100 99
September 99.3 100 100 98 100
October 98.1 99 100 97 99
November 98.3 99 99 96 99
December 99.2 99 99 99 100
Average 98.9 98.6 99.4 99.3 98.5 98.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 14.1 16 14 14 14 15
February 15.0 16 14 16 15 17
March 16.4 18 18 14 16 16
April 18.7 20 19 18 18 18
May 22.1 23 22 23 22 23
June 27.0 26 27 29 27 26
July 30.0 30 31 30 30
August 30.1 30 31 30 31
September 27.0 28 28 28 27
October 22.7 26 24 22 21
November 18.2 20 19 18 18
December 15.6 17 16 16 15
Average 21.2 19.7 21.9 22.1 21.0 21.3

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.0 9 8 7 6 8
February 7.6 9 7 8 9 9
March 8.6 10 10 8 8 8
April 10.7 11 11 10 10 11
May 14.5 15 15 16 14 15
June 19.0 18 19 21 19 17
July 22.0 23 23 22 21
August 22.3 22 23 22 22
September 19.1 20 20 20 19
October 15.4 18 16 15 14
November 11.5 12 12 12 12
December 8.3 9 10 8 8
Average 13.6 11.9 14.4 14.5 13.6 13.6

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.1 7 10 2 10 6
February 7.1 11 7 1 4 1
March 6.1 6 4 10 2 9
April 3.8 2 2 5 1 11
May 5.3 2 8 3 5 4
June 1.5 2 5 0 0 0
July 0.3 0 0 1 1
August 0.4 1 0 0 0
September 2.4 2 3 3 5
October 3.7 3 2 4 3
November 8.3 7 7 11 5
December 6.7 3 13 3 9
Average 4.1 4.4 4.0 3.3 3.3 4.1

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 6.1 6 6 6 6 5
February 6.3 6 6 7 6 7
March 6.8 6 6 7 7 7
April 6.6 7 8 7 7 6
May 6.0 7 6 6 6 6
June 5.7 6 6 6 5 6
July 6.1 6 6 6 6
August 6.0 6 6 6 7
September 6.4 7 7 6 6
October 6.0 6 5 7 7
November 6.0 8 6 6 6
December 5.5 6 5 5 5
Average 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.2 6.1 6.0

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 354° 333° 007° 250° 291°
February 165° 062° 023° 056° 354°
March 150° 059° 074° 040° 030°
April 106° 034° 035° 088° 067°
May 115° 063° 098° 128° 085°
June 122° 115° 090° 130° 121°
July 105° 115° 104° 106°
August 110° 089° 097° 107°
September 060° 157° 125° 072°
October 172° 117° 025° 202°
November 270° 348° 335° 040°
December 298° 236° 348° 234°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.