Cazaux (BA 120) Air Base

LFBC · Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Climate Cazaux (BA 120) Air Base 2020-2024

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 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 68.5 79 79 61 68 77
February 72.4 77 68 66 75
March 76.6 67 81 86 71
April 81.9 73 67 94 81
May 79.5 82 88 72 80
June 78.7 83 83 78 74
July 83.0 82 88 74 84
August 86.8 78 82 87 88
September 88.6 90 91 87 91
October 82.3 82 85 89 87
November 81.7 77 84 72 93
December 66.1 72 77 60 80
Average 79.5 79.1 78.7 80.5 78.5 81.6

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 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 84.2 84 97 74 87 93
February 87.4 90 84 83 92
March 91.9 90 94 98 88
April 94.3 91 85 100 94
May 94.9 97 97 93 93
June 95.1 96 97 95 95
July 96.9 97 95 95 98
August 98.0 97 97 99 97
September 96.5 96 98 97 97
October 92.7 94 93 95 95
November 92.4 92 94 88 98
December 81.7 80 85 75 94
Average 91.9 84.3 93.4 92.0 93.0 94.5

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 10.7 12 10 11 10 13
February 13.7 13 14 15 15
March 15.6 16 16 16 15
April 18.3 19 16 18 20
May 20.9 22 24 19 24
June 24.8 26 26 24 22
July 27.0 26 30 24 27
August 27.0 27 30 25 28
September 24.2 21 25 25 26
October 20.9 24 23 20 18
November 15.0 16 17 13 17
December 12.3 13 11 13 12
Average 18.3 11.8 19.3 20.6 18.5 19.7

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 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 3.1 4 4 1 3 4
February 3.4 1 4 7 5
March 5.7 7 6 5 5
April 7.4 8 7 6 10
May 10.1 12 12 10 12
June 14.9 16 15 14 14
July 16.0 16 16 15 15
August 16.0 17 18 15 16
September 12.4 11 13 14 13
October 10.4 12 13 8 10
November 5.9 8 8 5 6
December 4.8 5 2 4 5
Average 8.5 3.4 9.6 9.7 8.7 9.6

76th lowest temperature of France

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 18.7 12 15 0 28 2
February 17.7 11 11 30 15
March 21.0 24 22 9 26
April 15.2 14 20 5 20
May 13.9 15 6 20 13
June 12.2 12 7 15 18
July 9.1 9 2 16 4
August 6.0 10 5 7 9
September 13.0 9 19 17 12
October 19.9 28 15 16 33
November 23.8 37 34 13 5
December 20.8 29 9 3 24
Average 14.8 11.8 16.7 11.9 14.6 14.9

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 6.7 6 7 5 8 7
February 6.9 6 7 8 8
March 8.0 7 7 7 8
April 7.4 8 8 8 6
May 7.4 8 7 8 7
June 6.8 6 6 7 7
July 6.8 7 8 7 7
August 6.8 8 7 7 6
September 6.5 6 7 6 7
October 6.5 8 6 6 8
November 6.8 9 8 6 6
December 7.1 6 6 7 8
Average 6.9 6.0 7.2 6.9 6.8 7.0

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 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 181° 266° 344° 260° 150°
February 035° 264° 175° 249°
March 249° 114° 320° 304°
April 305° 286° 021° 221°
May 330° 313° 263° 358°
June 320° 306° 285° 264°
July 300° 341° 288° 308°
August 299° 307° 327° 280°
September 244° 291° 311° 311°
October 218° 196° 275° 251°
November 267° 244° 358° 123°
December 243° 078° 239° 253°

Prevailing wind direction

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