In Corrèze, Cantal, Gironde, Landes or Hautes-Pyrénées, monthly temperatures were recorded in 116 municipalities. This Monday, September 12, mercury even peaked at 40 ° C in Bégaar, between Dax and Mont-de-Marsan, in the Landes.
As announced by the meteorologists of Weather France in recent days, Monday 12 September, a part of the country has experienced a surge in temperatures. This peak of heat, exceptional for the season and directly linked to the passage near our shores of the tropical storm Danielle, mainly affected the south-west of France. In total, second Weathersky.
40.1 ° C at Météo France a #Begaar (40)
Unlike the previous tweet, it’s not yet the #disk national because the Cambo-les-Bains station had measured 40.5 ° C on 7/09/2016
Almost 70 broken monthly records!
39.6 ° C in Orthez
39.6 ° C in Samadet
39.2 ° C at Belin-Beliet pic.twitter.com/C9hN9kqom1
– Meteociel (@meteociel) September 12, 2022
The 30 ° C reached in 2/3 of the country
“The situation is similar to the situations that generated, in the months of June, July and August, the episodes of strong heat or heat wave this summer. It then heads to the north of Spain and then to the south-west of France”, he said Weather France via press release.
“The whole country is experiencing very high temperatures by mid-September. 30 ° C has been largely reached or exceeded in the southern 2/3 of the country. That temperatures are the most remarkable, with values close to September records in many places.” , also specify the meteorologists.
Where were the records broken on Monday?
In Corrèze, in Cantal, Gironde, Landes or Hautes-Pyrénées, temperature records were recorded in 116 municipalities, provisional figure at 16:30. By 5:30 pm, the mercury had even reached an extreme peak of 40 ° C in Bégaar, between Dax and Mont-de-Marsan, in the Landes. Among the cities that broke the monthly heat record, we find:
- 35.1 ° C in Nantes (44) (old: 34.3 ° C on 09/01/1961)
- 36.6 ° C in Brive (19) (old: 35.9 ° C on 03/09/2005)
- 36.5 ° C in Albi (81) (old: 36.4 ° C on 03/09/2005)
- 37.2 ° C in Tarbes (65) (old: 35.8 ° C on 09/16/1964)
- 38.1 ° C in Sauternes (33) (old: 37.0 ° C on 09/12/2016)
- 39.1 ° C in Mont-de-Marsan (40) (old: 37.1 ° C on 09/12/2016)
- 38.9 ° C in Pau (64) (old: 36.3 ° C on 07/09/1970)