Luxeuil-Saint-Sauveur (BA 116) Air Base

LFSX · Haute-Saône, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Climate Luxeuil-Saint-Sauveur (BA 116) Air Base 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Luxeuil-Saint-Sauveur (BA 116) Air Base (LFSX) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 45.9 48 47 46 42 57
February 67.8 55 71 63 79 80
March 77.1 76 81 93 83 77
April 85.7 83 80 76 93 96
May 83.9 74 85 94 81 88
June 90.2 98 89 80 87
July 91.0 91 98 80 95
August 89.7 87 94 83 91
September 86.0 95 78 82 88
October 73.6 85 80 78 72
November 60.5 59 67 46 77
December 41.8 32 48 38 46
Average 77.1 69.6 79.3 81.1 74.9 82.0

41st 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 75.3 80 88 66 72 82
February 88.7 82 90 92 93 94
March 93.3 94 94 98 97 95
April 96.0 99 93 93 99 99
May 93.9 91 94 97 97 97
June 96.3 99 95 93 96
July 97.2 98 99 93 100
August 95.5 94 96 94 95
September 94.3 97 93 92 98
October 87.6 95 89 86 94
November 84.0 95 87 63 93
December 73.8 73 77 63 79
Average 91.1 90.3 93.3 92.0 88.8 94.4

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 5.6 7 7 5 4 8
February 9.8 11 10 10 10 11
March 12.9 14 12 15 12 13
April 16.5 16 14 16 15 21
May 20.2 20 21 23 17 21
June 25.7 28 26 25 23
July 27.0 26 29 24 27
August 26.6 26 29 23 28
September 22.8 27 20 23 24
October 17.5 20 20 17 15
November 10.2 10 12 7 13
December 6.5 8 3 6 7
Average 16.4 13.4 17.3 17.8 15.2 17.5

74th 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 -1.3 -1 2 -2 -1 0
February 0.5 4 -1 1 0 3
March 1.8 4 2 1 0 1
April 3.4 4 4 3 1 5
May 7.2 9 6 6 6 7
June 11.8 10 10 13 11
July 13.3 11 13 14 12
August 13.2 12 14 13 14
September 9.8 12 10 10 11
October 6.7 8 8 5 7
November 2.9 4 5 1 3
December 0.9 3 -3 0 2
Average 5.6 3.8 6.0 5.7 5.2 6.2

1st 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 17.1 2 16 9 29 6
February 14.0 12 4 13 12 18
March 14.2 9 12 2 9 15
April 10.0 13 13 15 7 3
May 10.8 14 4 2 20 8
June 6.3 2 6 8 10
July 5.0 3 0 11 3
August 5.0 6 1 6 4
September 7.4 1 9 7 7
October 11.2 12 9 7 14
November 17.2 26 12 13 6
December 19.9 2 10 23 27
Average 10.6 10.7 7.6 6.3 11.8 9.0

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 5.7 6 8 4 6 5
February 6.3 6 5 8 6 10
March 6.6 7 8 5 6 6
April 5.7 7 6 6 6 5
May 5.2 5 5 5 7 5
June 4.9 4 5 5 5
July 4.9 6 5 5 5
August 4.7 5 5 5 5
September 4.9 5 5 4 5
October 5.3 6 5 5 7
November 5.6 8 6 4 4
December 6.2 7 4 5 6
Average 5.5 6.1 6.0 5.1 5.2 5.7

74th 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 223° 233° 248° 234° 216°
February 221° 308° 230° 180° 238°
March 213° 236° 154° 256° 227°
April 250° 233° 250° 329° 214°
May 246° 359° 282° 232° 355°
June 335° 250° 272° 247°
July 242° 319° 271° 282°
August 253° 277° 265° 237°
September 177° 225° 192° 231°
October 209° 197° 202° 214°
November 222° 196° 250° 144°
December 224° 079° 209° 178°

Prevailing wind direction

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