Le Luc

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Le Luc en Provence
Commune
The hexagonal tower in Le Luc
The hexagonal tower in Le Luc
Coat of arms of Le Luc en Provence
Coat of arms
Le Luc en Provence is located in France
Le Luc en Provence
Le Luc en Provence
Coordinates: 43°23′44″N 6°18′48″E / 43.3956°N 6.3133°E / 43.3956; 6.3133Coordinates: 43°23′44″N 6°18′48″E / 43.3956°N 6.3133°E / 43.3956; 6.3133
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Draguignan
Canton Le Luc
Intercommunality Cœur du Var
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Philippe De La Grange (FN)
Area1 44.16 km2 (17.05 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 9,956
 • Density 230/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 83073 /83340
Elevation 79–400 m (259–1,312 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

Le Luc (also known as Le Luc-en-Provence) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Le Luc is the capital of its own canton Canton of Le Luc.

Residents of Luc are called the Lucois-es.

With 119.3 days per year (source: Meteo France, calculated over the period 1971-2000), Le Luc is one of the municipality with the most "summer day" in France, that is to say, days for which the maximum temperature is greater than or equal to 25°C.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Le luc (1981–2010 averages)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 22.4
(72.3)
24.8
(76.6)
28.6
(83.5)
30.2
(86.4)
35.8
(96.4)
38.0
(100.4)
42.7
(108.9)
41.0
(105.8)
36.1
(97)
32.6
(90.7)
26.1
(79)
23.3
(73.9)
42.7
(108.9)
Average high °C (°F) 12.6
(54.7)
13.8
(56.8)
17.0
(62.6)
19.4
(66.9)
23.8
(74.8)
28.2
(82.8)
31.8
(89.2)
31.6
(88.9)
26.9
(80.4)
21.6
(70.9)
16.1
(61)
12.7
(54.9)
21.3
(70.3)
Average low °C (°F) 1.4
(34.5)
1.8
(35.2)
4.3
(39.7)
7.0
(44.6)
11.0
(51.8)
14.6
(58.3)
17.1
(62.8)
16.9
(62.4)
13.5
(56.3)
10.5
(50.9)
5.7
(42.3)
2.5
(36.5)
8.9
(48)
Record low °C (°F) −12.0
(10.4)
−17.0
(1.4)
−10.0
(14)
−2.7
(27.1)
0.0
(32)
4.8
(40.6)
7.4
(45.3)
7.0
(44.6)
2.4
(36.3)
−3.4
(25.9)
−9.0
(15.8)
−9.3
(15.3)
−17.0
(1.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 71.5
(2.815)
40.8
(1.606)
45.0
(1.772)
70.1
(2.76)
59.0
(2.323)
48.5
(1.909)
17.2
(0.677)
45.0
(1.772)
79.5
(3.13)
118.5
(4.665)
99.0
(3.898)
82.6
(3.252)
776.7
(30.579)
Average precipitation days 5.8 4.7 4.9 7.4 5.8 4.1 2.0 3.1 5.1 7.3 7.2 6.5 64.0
Average snowy days 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 1.6
Average relative humidity (%) 52 47 42 39 40 37 32 33 41 48 52 53 43
Mean monthly sunshine hours 150.9 169.4 224.5 227.9 273.0 315.0 357.2 321.4 247.8 175.4 147.1 134.6 2,744.2
Source #1: Meteo France[1][2]
Source #2: Infoclimat.fr (humidity, snowy days 1961–1990)[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Le Luc
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2011
Population 3610 4266 5626 6049 6929 7282 8825 9956

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Données climatiques de la station de Le Luc" (in French). Meteo France. Retrieved January 14, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Climat Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur" (in French). Meteo France. Retrieved January 14, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Normes et records 1961-1990: Le Luc - Le Cannet-des-Maures (83) - altitude 80m" (in French). Infoclimat. Retrieved January 14, 2016.