Cassis, France: Live Weather
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Historic Temperatures for 11th May in Cassis
|Average High||22°C (72°F)|
|Record High||27°C (81°F) (2007)|
|Average Low||12°C (54°F)|
|Record Low||6°C (43°F) (2004)|
Cassis is located in southern Francesituated east of Marseille situated on the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Mediterranean Coast around a small harbour. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The history of Cassis is of a small fishing village to a developing town where industry began of drying cod, manufacturing of olive oil, clothing, wine making and the utilization of local stone which has made the town famous as it has been used for building of many ports and the statute of liberty in New York City. Nowadays tourism and wine making are the main industries in cassis.
Cassis has a stunning topography of cliffs and calanques which take up a large part of the shore of the Mediterranean.
The weather is a Mediterranean type climate and is warmer than the north of France especially in summer. Summers can be warm and even quite hot, when rain rarely falls. Winters are generally mild and sunny.
Due to its location, Cassis is said to have a temperate micro-climate as it is located between mountains and sea.
The enjoyable weather can be interrupted by changeable cold, windy weather brought about by a northerly wind called the mistral. There was an avalanche alert reported in the South of France in May 2010 due to winds of up to 120kph. The area had not seen waves of this height since 1985 and never as late in the year as May.
This town is a great place to explore and enjoy the weather. You can look at the weather averages which provide a weather forecast to give you a good idea of when the best time to book your holiday would be.
In Summer in Cassis you can expect temperatures to range from 840F (290C) to 860F (310C). The humidity in this season tends to fall. Temperaturesin this season are not likely to drop below lows of 640F (170C). July does tend to receive the least rainfall for the whole year. You can expect up to 12 hours of daily sunshine hours. The hottest month is July with June being the coolest. Sea temperatures can reach 700F which is mid 20âs 0C.
In Autumn temperatures start to decrease with September remaining at 790F (260C) but November dropping to 610F (160C). September seems to receive the most rain in this season with November receiving the least. As temperatures start to reduce this is a good season to enjoy outdoor activities. The hottest month in this season is September, the coolest is November. The amount of daily sunshine hours do decrease, down to 5 hours of sunshine in November. Humidity rises and the sea temperature falls.
In Winter snow is rare. Temperatures range from mid 500F, below 200C so can get cold. Rain still falls in this season and the wettest month is January. You can expect on average 5 hours of sunshine hours per day each month. The coldest month is January.
In Spring temperatures slowly start rising reaching highs of 750F (240C) in May. The coldest month in this season is March. The humidity in the air in this season does tend to be slightly lower making this season more comfortable as temperatures rise. April can be very wet. Daily sunshine hours begin to increase again and you can expect up to 9 hours of sunshine hours per day.