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    Bonifacio weather and climate

    Corsica

    Bonifacio weather and climate

     

    Day

    15 °C

     

    Night

    9 °C

     

    Sea

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    44 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    73 %

     

    Day

    15 °C

     

    Night

    9 °C

     

    Sea

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    44 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    73 %

    Overview: Bonifacio
    Nestled within France, Bonifacio experiences a climate that can be generally described as warm to hot. Throughout the year, daylight temperatures fluctuate considerably, peaking at an average of 28 °C (83 °F) in August, after steadily climbing from a January average of 13 °C (55 °F). Sailors and beachgoers may be interested in knowing that the warmest seawater temperatures occur in August, reaching approximately 24 °C (76 °F), while the chilliest month for a dip is February with sea temperatures dropping to around 13 °C (56 °F). Those looking to avoid rainy days should consider a visit in July, which on average has as little as 1 day of rainfall, unlike November which is much wetter with an average of 11 days of rainy days. The cooler nighttime temperatures range from a brisk 7 °C (45 °F) in February to a more balmy 22 °C (71 °F) in July.

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    Last week's weather in Bonifacio

    The average temperature for the week of 19 February 2024 - 25 February 2024 was 17 °C (63 °F) during the day and 3 °C (37 °F) during the night. The current temperatures are slightly above the long-term average for Bonifacio, with the daily and nighttime temperatures being 13 °C (55 °F) and 7 °C (45 °F), respectively. The average temperatures observed during different times of day (based on local time) were as below: 7am 6 °C (43 °F), 10am 13 °C (55 °F), 1pm 16 °C (61 °F), 4pm 15 °C (59 °F), 7pm 10 °C (50 °F), 10pm 7 °C (45 °F).

    There were 5 days without rain, 1 day with light rain and 1 day with moderate rain during this week. The total precipitation for the week in Bonifacio was 5 mm (0.20 in), which is below the area's average of 9 mm (0.35 in). The average cloud coverage during the daytime (from dawn to dusk) was 43 %.

    The wind's speed averaged 3.4 m/s. The air pressure varied between 1000 hpa and 1027 hpa. The air in Bonifacio had an average humidity of 79 %.

    During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there were in average: 6 hours clear skies, 5 hours overcast skies and 0.5 hours rainy weather. Average time of sunrise was 07:09, average time of sunset was 18:04.

    Weather overview for Bonifacio

    Weather overview

    Nestled within France, Bonifacio experiences a climate that can be generally described as warm to hot. Throughout the year, daylight temperatures fluctuate considerably, peaking at an average of 28 °C (83 °F) in August, after steadily climbing from a January average of 13 °C (55 °F). Sailors and beachgoers may be interested in knowing that the warmest seawater temperatures occur in August, reaching approximately 24 °C (76 °F), while the chilliest month for a dip is February with sea temperatures dropping to around 13 °C (56 °F). Those looking to avoid rainy days should consider a visit in July, which on average has as little as 1 day of rainfall, unlike November which is much wetter with an average of 11 days of rainy days. The cooler nighttime temperatures range from a brisk 7 °C (45 °F) in February to a more balmy 22 °C (71 °F) in July.

    January weather

    In Bonifacio, the day temperature reaches its nadir with an average of 13 °C (55 °F), and the descent of sea temperature continues, settling at 14 °C (57 °F). There's also a decrease in the average number of rainy days, which now stands at 8 days, and a corresponding decline in total rainfall is evident with a total of 43 mm (1.71 in). A downward trend in nighttime temperatures is notable, with the current average at 8 °C (46 °F).

    February weather

    The lowest sea temperature can be observed in Bonifacio at 13 °C (56 °F), while the minimum value for nighttime temperatures also occurs, standing at 7 °C (45 °F). The incipient increase of cloudless sun hours is noteworthy, represented by an average of 5 hours.

    March weather

    The commencement of rising day temperatures is evident in Bonifacio, with an average of 15 °C (59 °F), paralleled by a similar increase in nighttime temperatures to 9 °C (48 °F). The reduction in rainy days continues, now averaging 8 days. The duration of sunlit hours follows the previous month's trend, rising to 6 hours. Notably, the maximum wind speeds are experienced in March.

    April weather

    Daytime temperatures in Bonifacio continue their upward trajectory, averaging 17 °C (63 °F), while sea temperatures also exhibit a rise, marked by an average of 14 °C (58 °F). The nighttime temperature sees a similar rise, noted at 11 °C (53 °F). An upward trend in sunlit hours is also discernible.

    May weather

    The sea temperature persists in its ascent, reaching an average of 17 °C (63 °F) in Bonifacio, along with a continued rise in day temperature to an average of 21 °C (70 °F). Decreasing trends in the number of rainy days become more apparent, with an average totalling 5 days, alongside a starting decline in rainfall amounts, which averages 29 mm (1.13 in). The onset of the dry season is noticeable. The temperature at night exhibits a similar month-to-month elevation, now averaging 15 °C (59 °F).

    June weather

    As the tourist season approaches in Bonifacio, the sea temperature enjoys a similar climb to the prior month, reaching 20 °C (68 °F), with the upward trend in day temperature also appreciable at an average of 25 °C (77 °F). A descending trajectory in rainfall amounts is palpable with an average of 14 mm (0.55 in), alongside a corresponding drop in the number of rainy days, now averaging 3 days. The nighttime temperature continues its uplift, now positioned at 18 °C (64 °F).

    July weather

    July witnesses the day temperature in Bonifacio climbing similarly to the past month, averaging 28 °C (83 °F), with an observable rise in sea temperature to an average of 23 °C (74 °F). The high season for tourists ensues. The minimum number of rainy days is evident, averaging just 1 day, and the climactic low in rainfall amounts is equally notable with an average of 7 mm (0.26 in). The peak in sun hours without clouds is also at hand. The zenith of nighttime temperature is noticeable as well.

    August weather

    During the apex of Bonifacio's tourist season, the dry period persists into August. The peak in sea temperature is discernible, averaging 24 °C (76 °F), concurrent with the height of day temperatures, average at 28 °C (83 °F). The inception of increased rainfall is noted at 13 mm (0.51 in), and a nascent rise in the number of rainy days is apparent, evidenced by an average of 2 days.

    September weather

    As the tourist season winds down in Bonifacio, the daylight temperature begins its descent, averaging 25 °C (77 °F), with the commencement of the sea temperature's decrease also observable. The persistent rise in rainy days is noted at 6 days and the uptick in total rainfall becomes apparent with 37 mm (1.46 in). The nocturnal temperatures initiate their downward movement, currently standing at 19 °C (66 °F).

    October weather

    A decline in sea temperatures can be observed in Bonifacio, averaging 20 °C (69 °F), and the day temperatures similarly continue their downward trend, settling at 22 °C (71 °F). The rise in the number of rainy days remains consistent with the previous month, now averaging 8 days, and the increase in rainfall is equally mirrored by the past month, charting at 63 mm (2.47 in). The dipping trend in nightly temperatures is noticeable, with an average of 16 °C (61 °F). The nadir of wind speeds is demonstrated in October.

    November weather

    The downward progression of the sea temperature persists in Bonifacio, with daylight temperatures similarly exhibiting a descent, averaging 18 °C (64 °F). The apogee of the rainy days is noticeable with an average of 11 days, concomitant with the peak in total rainfall for the year. The decrement in the number of sunlit hours continues, exhibiting an average of 5 hours. The downward trend in nocturnal temperatures is also discernible, charted at 12 °C (54 °F).

    December weather

    The descent of the day temperature proceeds in Bonifacio, registering an average of 14 °C (58 °F), while the continued decline in sea temperature stands at 15 °C (59 °F). The start in the slump of the average number of rainy days is noted, amounting to 9 days, and the initial drop in overall precipitation is also recorded, with 71 mm (2.80 in). The dwindling of night temperatures can be seen, with an average of 9 °C (49 °F). The trough of cloudless sun hours is marked, with an average of 4 hours, and the shortest day length appears in December.

    FAQs

    How many hours of sunshine can one expect in Bonifacio in January?

    January offers an average of 4 hours of sunshine per day in Bonifacio.

    What is the average day length in Bonifacio during February?

    In February, the average daytime spans roughly 11 hours in Bonifacio.

    What level of relative humidity is typical in Bonifacio for March?

    In March, Bonifacio has an average relative humidity of around 73 %.

    What is the average amount of rainfall in Bonifacio for April?

    April experiences an average rainfall of about 41 mm (1.60 in) in Bonifacio.

    During May, what is the tendency for wind speeds in Bonifacio?

    Wind speeds in Bonifacio during May typically demonstrate a decreasing trend, averaging 5 m/s.

    How long are the days on average in Bonifacio in June?

    The days in Bonifacio during June stretch on average to about 15 hours.

    What is the average relative humidity in Bonifacio during July?

    Bonifacio sees average relative humidity settle at about 67 % in July.

    What is the average number of sunshine hours in Bonifacio during August?

    August graces Bonifacio with an average of 10 hours of sunshine every day.

    What is the average day length in Bonifacio during September?

    The average length of a day in September in Bonifacio is approximately 12 hours.

    In October, how many hours of sun can be expected in Bonifacio?

    October in Bonifacio boasts an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

    What is the likelihood of encountering rainy days in Bonifacio during November?

    November in Bonifacio is commonly the wettest month, having an average of 11 days with rainfall.

    What is the average wind speed in Bonifacio during December?

    The average wind speed in Bonifacio for December is about 6 m/s.

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