|Intercommunality||CA Grand Lac|
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Marie-Pierre François|
|20.05 km2 (7.74 sq mi)|
|• Density||250/km2 (650/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||226–1,496 m (741–4,908 ft) |
(avg. 241 m or 791 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Le Bourget-du-Lac is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.
It lies near the Lac du Bourget and 12 km (7.5 mi) from Chambéry.
In spite of being located near several mountain ranges like mont du Chat (Jura) and the Bauges (Alps), Le Bourget-du-Lac features an oceanic climate (Cfb) under the Köppen system due to its low elevation and proximity to lake Bourget. Its climate is characterized by milder winters than in Chambéry valley but also slightly cooler summers on the shores of the lake. The average annual rainfall is well above the national average.
The weather station of Chambéry Airport is actually located near the lake and close to Le Bourget-du-Lac.
|Climate data for Chambéry Airport, Savoie, France (1981–2010 averages)|
|Record high °C (°F)||17.9|
|Average high °C (°F)||5.8|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||2.2|
|Average low °C (°F)||−1.4|
|Record low °C (°F)||−19.0|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||102.6|
|Average precipitation days||9.8||8.2||10.4||10.3||11.5||9.7||7.9||8.9||8.6||10.8||10.0||10.5||116.6|
|Average snowy days||5.4||4.6||2.2||1.2||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||1.7||3.2||18.3|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||77.7||104.4||156.7||172.8||202.5||234.0||260.1||232.5||176.3||121.4||71.2||60.6||1,870.2|
|Source 1: Météo France|
|Source 2: Infoclimat|
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