Cognac-Châteaubernard (BA 709) Air Base

LFBG · Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Statistics Cognac-Châteaubernard (BA 709) Air Base 2019-2022

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Cognac-Châteaubernard (BA 709) Air Base (LFBG) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 58.0 61 54 77 50
February 69.4 65 68 70 81
March 78.5 85 85 72 81
April 86.2 75 98 76 89
May 85.5 92 83 83 82
June 84.3 89 79 79 82
July 89.9 96 82 91 96
August 91.1 93 94 89 92
September 87.3 90 85 90 88
October 80.4 82 86 83 78
November 74.6 77 67 89 72
December 56.0 57 61 66 66
Average 80.4 82.8 80.1 80.9 81.3

35th 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 80.4 74 83 91 79
February 87.5 82 82 92 91
March 92.8 93 98 89 93
April 95.0 90 99 91 95
May 95.3 98 95 94 93
June 95.2 96 94 97 93
July 98.0 99 99 99 99
August 98.5 98 100 98 99
September 94.6 98 94 97 96
October 91.2 91 93 93 90
November 89.1 88 91 93 88
December 77.7 77 79 82 83
Average 92.4 91.9 93.0 93.5 92.4

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 9.5 9 9 12 9
February 12.7 13 13 14 15
March 15.0 16 15 15 16
April 18.5 17 18 21 17
May 21.9 25 19 23 20
June 25.5 27 25 23 25
July 28.0 30 25 29 29
August 28.0 32 25 28 28
September 24.6 25 25 26 25
October 19.8 22 20 17 20
November 13.7 15 12 16 12
December 10.7 8 11 11 12
Average 19.1 20.3 18.1 19.5 18.9

33rd 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 3.0 2 2 5 3
February 4.2 4 6 6 4
March 5.8 6 5 6 6
April 7.8 8 7 10 7
May 11.0 13 9 12 10
June 14.9 16 15 13 15
July 16.6 17 16 16 17
August 15.9 19 15 17 15
September 13.0 13 14 13 13
October 10.7 14 8 10 12
November 5.7 7 4 7 6
December 4.2 1 4 5 6
Average 9.5 10.2 8.6 9.9 9.4

82nd 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 20.6 12 20 15 25
February 19.1 18 27 22 7
March 20.6 19 9 26 21
April 14.0 18 9 17 19
May 13.6 4 24 11 16
June 14.8 13 20 25 11
July 5.6 2 14 0 5
August 7.0 5 8 10 7
September 11.1 14 15 8 7
October 16.5 15 21 24 21
November 21.2 33 11 13 42
December 22.9 12 25 24 23
Average 14.7 12.6 16.5 15.6 15.7

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 8.2 6 9 9 8
February 9.0 8 10 10 7
March 9.6 9 8 10 10
April 8.0 9 9 7 8
May 8.0 7 9 8 8
June 7.0 7 6 8 7
July 7.2 8 8 7 7
August 7.0 7 8 7 6
September 7.0 8 6 7 8
October 7.8 8 8 9 8
November 7.3 8 7 7 9
December 8.4 8 8 9 9
Average 7.8 7.7 7.9 8.0 8.0

33rd 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 000° 261° 163° 320°
February 238° 147° 236° 178°
March 119° 328° 322° 274°
April 287° 042° 150° 225°
May 328° 248° 027° 318°
June 271° 256° 239° 229°
July 356° 276° 304° 319°
August 344° 320° 255° 266°
September 282° 300° 290° 317°
October 177° 167° 231° 219°
November 203° 355° 135° 218°
December 058° 231° 218° 211°

Prevailing wind direction

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

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