Lunas, Hérault

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Lunas
Chateau of Lunas (restaurant)
Chateau of Lunas (restaurant)
Coat of arms of Lunas
Location of Lunas
Lunas is located in France
Lunas
Lunas
Lunas is located in Occitanie
Lunas
Lunas
Coordinates: 43°47′13″N 3°11′49″E / 43.787°N 3.197°E / 43.787; 3.197Coordinates: 43°47′13″N 3°11′49″E / 43.787°N 3.197°E / 43.787; 3.197
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentHérault
ArrondissementBéziers
CantonClermont-l'Hérault
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Aurélien Manenc[1]
Area
1
44.89 km2 (17.33 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
661
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34144 /34650
Elevation234–768 m (768–2,520 ft)
(avg. 281 m or 922 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Lunas is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France.

It is situated on the D35 between Lodève and Bédarieux.

Geography[edit]

Map

Climate[edit]

Lunas has a warm-summer mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csb). The average annual temperature in Lunas is 13.4 °C (56.1 °F). The average annual rainfall is 1,146.0 mm (45.12 in) with October as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in July, at around 21.8 °C (71.2 °F), and lowest in January, at around 5.7 °C (42.3 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in Lunas was 41.0 °C (105.8 °F) on 12 August 2003; the coldest temperature ever recorded was −10.4 °C (13.3 °F) on 2 March 2005.

Climate data for Lunas (1981–2010 averages, extremes 1998−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 20.0
(68.0)
23.0
(73.4)
25.5
(77.9)
29.3
(84.7)
34.0
(93.2)
39.8
(103.6)
38.1
(100.6)
41.0
(105.8)
34.8
(94.6)
30.0
(86.0)
23.5
(74.3)
20.0
(68.0)
41.0
(105.8)
Average high °C (°F) 9.6
(49.3)
10.8
(51.4)
14.8
(58.6)
17.7
(63.9)
22.1
(71.8)
27.3
(81.1)
29.4
(84.9)
29.1
(84.4)
24.4
(75.9)
19.1
(66.4)
13.1
(55.6)
9.9
(49.8)
19.0
(66.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.7
(42.3)
6.2
(43.2)
9.3
(48.7)
12.0
(53.6)
15.9
(60.6)
20.1
(68.2)
21.8
(71.2)
21.7
(71.1)
17.8
(64.0)
14.3
(57.7)
9.0
(48.2)
6.0
(42.8)
13.4
(56.1)
Average low °C (°F) 1.8
(35.2)
1.7
(35.1)
3.9
(39.0)
6.3
(43.3)
9.7
(49.5)
12.9
(55.2)
14.3
(57.7)
14.3
(57.7)
11.2
(52.2)
9.6
(49.3)
4.8
(40.6)
2.0
(35.6)
7.7
(45.9)
Record low °C (°F) −8.9
(16.0)
−9.0
(15.8)
−10.4
(13.3)
−4.0
(24.8)
0.0
(32.0)
3.1
(37.6)
4.7
(40.5)
7.0
(44.6)
2.8
(37.0)
−2.2
(28.0)
−9.2
(15.4)
−9.3
(15.3)
−10.4
(13.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 114.5
(4.51)
97.5
(3.84)
68.7
(2.70)
105.0
(4.13)
85.2
(3.35)
51.7
(2.04)
33.0
(1.30)
51.8
(2.04)
99.0
(3.90)
161.3
(6.35)
144.0
(5.67)
134.3
(5.29)
1,146
(45.12)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 9.3 7.8 7.5 8.5 7.4 5.2 3.6 5.0 5.9 9.0 8.1 8.2 85.4
Source: Meteociel[3]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962482—    
1968670+39.0%
1975609−9.1%
1982604−0.8%
1990591−2.2%
1999638+8.0%
2008650+1.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "Normales et records pour Lunas (34)". Meteociel. Retrieved 5 June 2022.

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