Cazaux (BA 120) Air Base

LFBC · Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Statistics Cazaux (BA 120) Air Base 2019-2022

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Cazaux (BA 120) Air Base (LFBC) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 64.9 61 68 77 63
February 71.7 68 66 75 80
March 78.3 81 86 71 84
April 83.4 67 94 81 87
May 79.0 88 72 80 77
June 78.1 83 78 74 76
July 83.2 88 74 84 89
August 88.4 82 87 88 95
September 88.4 91 87 91 87
October 82.3 85 89 87 81
November 82.6 84 72 93 79
December 65.1 77 60 80 57
Average 79.7 80.5 78.5 81.6 80.7

44th best VFR conditions of France

VFR conditions during daylight period

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

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 82.2 74 87 93 84
February 86.9 84 83 92 89
March 92.1 94 98 88 93
April 94.9 85 100 94 98
May 94.6 97 93 93 98
June 95.0 97 95 95 91
July 97.0 95 95 98 98
August 98.3 97 99 97 99
September 96.5 98 97 97 95
October 92.5 93 95 95 93
November 92.5 94 88 98 93
December 82.0 85 75 94 78
Average 92.9 92.0 93.0 94.5 93.2

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

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

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 10.6 11 10 13 10
February 13.8 14 15 15 16
March 15.5 16 16 15 16
April 18.2 16 18 20 18
May 20.8 24 19 24 20
June 24.6 26 24 22 25
July 27.1 30 24 27 28
August 27.1 30 25 28 27
September 24.7 25 25 26 25
October 20.5 23 20 18 21
November 14.8 17 13 17 13
December 12.2 11 13 12 13
Average 19.2 20.6 18.5 19.7 19.2

30th highest temperature of France

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 2.9 1 3 4 3
February 3.9 4 7 5 3
March 5.6 6 5 5 6
April 7.3 7 6 10 7
May 9.9 12 10 12 9
June 14.7 15 14 14 14
July 16.0 16 15 15 17
August 15.8 18 15 16 15
September 12.7 13 14 13 13
October 10.3 13 8 10 12
November 5.5 8 5 6 6
December 4.8 2 4 5 7
Average 9.2 9.7 8.7 9.6 9.2

76th lowest temperature of France

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 20.5 0 28 2 31
February 18.8 11 30 15 11
March 20.4 22 9 26 19
April 15.5 20 5 20 20
May 13.8 6 20 13 25
June 12.2 7 15 18 12
July 9.2 2 16 4 14
August 5.3 5 7 9 5
September 13.6 19 17 12 11
October 18.6 15 16 33 26
November 21.6 34 13 5 44
December 19.4 9 3 24 20
Average 15.0 11.9 14.6 14.9 18.7

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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 6.7 5 8 7 7
February 7.0 7 8 8 6
March 8.1 7 7 8 8
April 7.3 8 8 6 8
May 7.3 7 8 7 8
June 6.8 6 7 7 7
July 6.8 8 7 7 7
August 6.6 7 7 6 6
September 6.6 7 6 7 7
October 6.3 6 6 8 7
November 6.5 8 6 6 9
December 7.2 6 7 8 8
Average 7.0 6.9 6.8 7.0 7.2

30th highest wind speed of France

Average wind speed

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

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 344° 260° 150° 312°
February 264° 175° 249° 266°
March 114° 320° 304° 290°
April 286° 021° 221° 261°
May 313° 263° 358° 314°
June 306° 285° 264° 284°
July 341° 288° 308° 305°
August 307° 327° 280° 309°
September 291° 311° 311° 283°
October 196° 275° 251° 245°
November 244° 358° 123° 254°
December 078° 239° 253° 242°

Prevailing wind direction

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

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