Coteaux du Lizon

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Coteaux du Lizon
The town hall in Saint-Lupicin
The town hall in Saint-Lupicin
Location of Coteaux du Lizon
Coteaux du Lizon is located in France
Coteaux du Lizon
Coteaux du Lizon
Coteaux du Lizon is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Coteaux du Lizon
Coteaux du Lizon
Coordinates: 46°24′00″N 5°47′35″E / 46.400°N 5.793°E / 46.400; 5.793Coordinates: 46°24′00″N 5°47′35″E / 46.400°N 5.793°E / 46.400; 5.793
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentJura
ArrondissementSaint-Claude
CantonSaint-Lupicin, Saint-Claude
IntercommunalityHaut-Jura Saint-Claude
Area
1
15.49 km2 (5.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
2,420
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
39491 /39170
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Coteaux du Lizon is a commune in the department of Jura, eastern France. The municipality was established on 1 January 2017 by merger of the former communes of Saint-Lupicin (the seat) and Cuttura.[1]

Geography[edit]

Coteaux du Lizon is a little town located in the Parc naturel régional du Haut-Jura in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Eastern France.

Climate[edit]

Coteaux du Lizon features a humid continental climate (Dfb) closely bordering on a continental mediterranean climate (Dsb) due to the low precipitations in summer. Winters are generally very snowy and cold, while summers are warm and a little drier than winters. High precipitations are present all the year, which are a particularity of Coteaux du Lizon's climate.

Climate data for Coteaux du Lizon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (1991–2019)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.5
(61.7)
20.2
(68.4)
22.4
(72.3)
28.7
(83.7)
33.0
(91.4)
40.4
(104.7)
40.1
(104.2)
39.0
(102.2)
30.8
(87.4)
26.1
(79.0)
20.3
(68.5)
16.0
(60.8)
40.4
(104.7)
Average high °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
5.6
(42.1)
10.1
(50.2)
14.2
(57.6)
18.6
(65.5)
22.3
(72.1)
24.7
(76.5)
24.5
(76.1)
20.8
(69.4)
15.6
(60.1)
8.2
(46.8)
4.4
(39.9)
14.42
(57.96)
Daily mean °C (°F) 0.6
(33.1)
1.7
(35.1)
5.2
(41.4)
8.8
(47.8)
12.9
(55.2)
16.3
(61.3)
18.5
(65.3)
18.3
(64.9)
15.2
(59.4)
10.5
(50.9)
4.7
(40.5)
1.4
(34.5)
9.46
(49.03)
Average low °C (°F) −2.8
(27.0)
−2.9
(26.8)
0.4
(32.7)
3.3
(37.9)
7.1
(44.8)
10.2
(50.4)
12.3
(54.1)
12.1
(53.8)
9.7
(49.5)
5.4
(41.7)
1.3
(34.3)
−1.6
(29.1)
4.53
(40.15)
Record low °C (°F) −27.5
(−17.5)
−30.1
(−22.2)
−24.2
(−11.6)
−8.4
(16.9)
−6.1
(21.0)
−0.6
(30.9)
2.3
(36.1)
−0.1
(31.8)
−2.8
(27.0)
−8.2
(17.2)
−18.4
(−1.1)
−24.7
(−12.5)
−30.1
(−22.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 159.4
(6.28)
132.8
(5.23)
147.3
(5.80)
149.6
(5.89)
156.7
(6.17)
134.9
(5.31)
113.2
(4.46)
128.4
(5.06)
136.1
(5.36)
155.9
(6.14)
176.4
(6.94)
192.5
(7.58)
1,783.2
(70.20)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 82.5
(3.25)
69.2
(2.72)
113.6
(4.47)
142.6
(5.61)
156.5
(6.16)
131.5
(5.18)
107.2
(4.22)
129.8
(5.11)
135.9
(5.35)
151.1
(5.95)
123.1
(4.85)
110.6
(4.35)
1,461.6
(57.54)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 53.4
(21.0)
42.9
(16.9)
19.6
(7.7)
3.4
(1.3)
0.1
(0.0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.0)
2.3
(0.9)
30.8
(12.1)
51.7
(20.4)
204.3
(80.4)
Average snowy days 9.0 7.5 4.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 6.0 9.0 37.0
Mean monthly sunshine hours 82.0 101.0 128.0 161.0 192.0 226.0 283.0 259.0 188.0 118.0 75.0 59.0 1,872
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 4 July 2016 (in French)