Tourbes

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Tourbes
The church of Tourbes
The church of Tourbes
Coat of arms of Tourbes
Location of Tourbes
Tourbes is located in France
Tourbes
Tourbes
Tourbes is located in Occitanie
Tourbes
Tourbes
Coordinates: 43°26′48″N 3°22′46″E / 43.4467°N 3.3794°E / 43.4467; 3.3794Coordinates: 43°26′48″N 3°22′46″E / 43.4467°N 3.3794°E / 43.4467; 3.3794
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentHérault
ArrondissementBéziers
CantonPézenas
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Lionel Puche[1]
Area
1
15.96 km2 (6.16 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
1,719
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34311 /34120
Elevation11–103 m (36–338 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Tourbes (French pronunciation: ​[tuʁb]; Occitan: Torbes) is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

Tourbes has a mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa). The average annual temperature in Tourbes is 14.9 °C (58.8 °F). The average annual rainfall is 631.5 mm (24.86 in) with October as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in July, at around 23.3 °C (73.9 °F), and lowest in January, at around 7.7 °C (45.9 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in Tourbes was 43.0 °C (109.4 °F) on 28 June 2019; the coldest temperature ever recorded was −10.1 °C (13.8 °F) on 22 November 1998.

Climate data for Tourbes (1981–2010 averages, extremes 1993−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 21.6
(70.9)
24.4
(75.9)
27.8
(82.0)
31.9
(89.4)
34.5
(94.1)
43.0
(109.4)
38.1
(100.6)
39.5
(103.1)
36.2
(97.2)
32.8
(91.0)
25.8
(78.4)
21.4
(70.5)
43.0
(109.4)
Average high °C (°F) 11.9
(53.4)
13.0
(55.4)
16.3
(61.3)
18.7
(65.7)
22.5
(72.5)
27.1
(80.8)
29.6
(85.3)
29.3
(84.7)
24.9
(76.8)
20.6
(69.1)
15.4
(59.7)
12.2
(54.0)
20.2
(68.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.7
(45.9)
8.2
(46.8)
10.9
(51.6)
13.5
(56.3)
17.1
(62.8)
20.9
(69.6)
23.3
(73.9)
23.1
(73.6)
19.0
(66.2)
15.8
(60.4)
10.9
(51.6)
7.8
(46.0)
14.9
(58.8)
Average low °C (°F) 3.4
(38.1)
3.4
(38.1)
5.5
(41.9)
8.2
(46.8)
11.7
(53.1)
14.8
(58.6)
16.9
(62.4)
16.8
(62.2)
13.1
(55.6)
11.0
(51.8)
6.3
(43.3)
3.4
(38.1)
9.6
(49.3)
Record low °C (°F) −8.5
(16.7)
−8.1
(17.4)
−9.8
(14.4)
−2.0
(28.4)
2.7
(36.9)
6.4
(43.5)
6.9
(44.4)
6.0
(42.8)
4.1
(39.4)
−2.1
(28.2)
−10.1
(13.8)
−8.5
(16.7)
−10.1
(13.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 61.7
(2.43)
55.6
(2.19)
29.8
(1.17)
54.2
(2.13)
51.6
(2.03)
27.1
(1.07)
16.4
(0.65)
29.6
(1.17)
69.1
(2.72)
91.2
(3.59)
79.0
(3.11)
66.2
(2.61)
631.5
(24.86)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 6.4 4.4 4.2 5.5 6.4 3.3 2.2 3.4 5.3 6.6 6.6 5.4 59.6
Source: Meteociel[3]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962766—    
1968767+0.1%
1975740−3.5%
1982833+12.6%
19901,022+22.7%
19991,276+24.9%
20081,462+14.6%

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 Pezenas-Tourbes (34)". Meteociel. Retrieved 7 June 2022.