29C scheduled for southwestern France before fall returns midweek – .

29C scheduled for southwestern France before fall returns midweek – .

Temperatures in southwest France are expected to peak at 29 ° C tomorrow (October 19) before dropping sharply to seasonal standards – and high winds and rain later in the week, Météo France reports.
From today, the west of the department of Gers and Tarbes will see temperatures rise to 25C. In the north, the maximums will reach 24C in Haute-Garonne and Tarn-et-Garonne. Summer weather will continue tomorrow, reaching up to 29C at Tarbes.

In Toulouse, the maximum will reach 24 ° C, still a little far from the highest temperature ever recorded in the city on October 19, which was 26.3 ° C in 2014.

Unusual temperatures for October

While not about breaking records, the warm weather this week is unusual at this time of year.

The weather channel Météo 60 tweeted images of a webcam from the ski resort of La Mongie in the Pyrenees showing the amount of snow there was on October 17, 2020, compared to the green pastures visible on the same date this date. year.

The high temperatures at the start of the week are due to Atlantic air currents linked to a low pressure system.

This will reach the region on Wednesday, October 20, bringing more usual weather for October – clouds, rain and temperatures in the twenties.

The winds should be strong over all of Brittany as far as Hauts-de-France, but also in Île-de-France and to the west of the Grand-Est.

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