Lège-Cap-Ferret

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Lège-Cap-Ferret
CapFerret.JPG
Coat of arms of Lège-Cap-Ferret
Coat of arms
Lège-Cap-Ferret is located in France
Lège-Cap-Ferret
Lège-Cap-Ferret
Coordinates: 44°47′38″N 1°08′43″W / 44.7939°N 1.1453°W / 44.7939; -1.1453Coordinates: 44°47′38″N 1°08′43″W / 44.7939°N 1.1453°W / 44.7939; -1.1453
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Arcachon
Canton Audenge
Intercommunality Bassin d'Arcachon Nord Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Sammarcelli
Area1 93.62 km2 (36.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 7,396
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 33236 /33950
Elevation 0–43 m (0–141 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Lège-Cap-Ferret is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. The commune stretches along the length of the Cap Ferret peninsula, from the village of Lège in the north to the point of Cap Ferret in the south.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,605 —    
1968 4,232 +17.4%
1975 4,318 +2.0%
1982 4,981 +15.4%
1990 5,564 +11.7%
1999 6,307 +13.4%
2008 7,396 +17.3%

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Lège-Cap-Ferret (1961–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
11.6
(52.9)
13.5
(56.3)
15.9
(60.6)
19.1
(66.4)
22.0
(71.6)
24.7
(76.5)
24.5
(76.1)
22.9
(73.2)
19.1
(66.4)
13.9
(57)
10.8
(51.4)
17.4
(63.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.3
(45.1)
8.3
(46.9)
9.8
(49.6)
12.1
(53.8)
15.1
(59.2)
18.1
(64.6)
20.5
(68.9)
20.5
(68.9)
18.7
(65.7)
15.4
(59.7)
10.6
(51.1)
7.9
(46.2)
13.7
(56.7)
Average low °C (°F) 4.4
(39.9)
5.1
(41.2)
6.1
(43)
8.2
(46.8)
11.2
(52.2)
14.1
(57.4)
16.3
(61.3)
16.4
(61.5)
14.5
(58.1)
11.6
(52.9)
7.4
(45.3)
5.0
(41)
10.0
(50)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 88.2
(3.472)
75.1
(2.957)
66.4
(2.614)
64.7
(2.547)
66.8
(2.63)
47.1
(1.854)
38.1
(1.5)
53.0
(2.087)
74.4
(2.929)
83.2
(3.276)
93.1
(3.665)
95.5
(3.76)
845.6
(33.291)
Average relative humidity (%) 88 85 81 80 79 80 78 79 80 84 87 88 82.4
Mean monthly sunshine hours 90.8 113.2 171.4 201.0 233.7 258.4 287.2 260.0 212.5 170.6 109.6 88.1 2,196.5
Source: Infoclimat.fr[1]

International relations[edit]

The commune is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Normes et records 1961-1990: Lège - Cap Ferret (33) - altitude 9m" (in French). Infoclimat. Retrieved December 28, 2015.