Heat records for a month of April were reached on April 19th, 2018, in Normandy. A high temperature that will last, before a sharp decline on Tuesday 24th April.
The sun hit hard and the mercury climbed high Thursday, April 19, 2018. Meteo France has even recorded monthly temperature records everywhere in Normandy , such as Rouen (Seine-Maritime), Lisieux , Deauville (Calvados) or Valognes (Manche) . That is to say, it has never been so hot in April, since the beginning of the temperature survey. A summer situation that will last all weekend.
CHALEUR EXCEPTIONNELLE CE JEUDI
Températures très élevées pour un mois d’avril cet après-midi avec plus de 29°C à #Troyes et des records mensuels battus… https://t.co/07UaDaphuf pic.twitter.com/YRj2qcTkTH
— Météo-Contact (@MeteoContact) 19 April 2018
The record heat persists
The mercury rose to 26.7 ° C at Deauville, 28.4 ° C at Lisieux, 27 ° C at Falaise, 27.1 ° C at Flers (Orne), 25.1 ° C at Valognes, 27, 2 ° C in Rouen . The previous record recorded in Rouen dates from 2015. Météo France had recorded 26.4 ° C, 76actuindicates the station of Boos.
De nouveaux records de chaleur pour un mois d’avril sont tombés ce jeudi après-midi 🌡👇 pic.twitter.com/ayoKssk6m8
— Météo-France (@meteofrance) 19 April 2018
A record heat that will persist. “Today (Friday 20th April, ed) and tomorrow, we expect 27 ° C in Rouen, says Karine Aroles, Météo France forecaster. There will be a slight decline Sunday and Monday with 25 ° C, before returning to seasonal temperatures on Tuesday. We will lose about 10 ° C, since it will not be more than 15 degrees. ”
Thursday 19th April, other monthly records of heat were recorded as in Troyes (Aube) and Creil (Somme) .