Weekend Weather in Lorient: Fresh During the Day, Colder Evenings

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Weekend Weather in Lorient: Fresh During the Day, Colder Evenings 1

WEEKEND WEATHER:  It will feel fresher in Lorient, with clear skies, but temperatures will fall during the evening …

The descent of cold air from Spitzberg will generate the return of weak frosts from Sunday 5th May 5, 2019, according to the latest forecast.

Here is the weekend weather forecast for Lorient and the surrounding area:


Bright and very cool at dawn preceding a morning first sunny then quickly variable with clearings and cumulus. The instability that descends from Manche generates, from the end of the morning to the middle of the afternoon and under a marked freshness, a very cloudy sky to cover with rare clearings, and an imposing cloud cover generating some cool showers, more frequent north of an axis “Plœmeur-Lorient-Riantec”. Return of thinnings becoming more and more generous after 4/5pm. Wind northeast (force 3, gusts 25-35 km/h, 35-45 on Groix) cooling in the afternoon (strength 4, gusts 30-40 km / h, 40-50 on Groix and exposed coastline ). From Kerroc’h to Guidel-Plages: northwest swell 1 m. Min: 5 / 6 degrees; max: 12 / 13 degrees. Felt in the shade changing from + 3 ° to + 8 °. Clear skies in the evening with fast cooling; 9 degrees at 8pm.


Clear sky and cold at dawn with frosts north of Lorient-Lanester before a beautiful sunny morning and a bright mid-day with sunny and cumulus good weather. In the afternoon, the clearings, more generous on Lorient and the littoral border, alternate with cumulus, generating rare ripples. Weak northeast wind with west breeze effect limited to shoreline. From Kerroc’h to Guidel-Plages: beautiful sea. Min: 2  / 3 degrees; max: 13 / 14 degrees. Felt in the shade changing from + 1 degrees to + 11 degrees. Clear skies in the evening with fast cooling; 10 degrees at 8pm and 6 degrees at midnight.


The number of years between 1984 and 2018, where the temperatures, between the 1st and 15th May fell to the frost line. If it drops to between  0 / 2 degrees on the  4th and 5th May 1985; 1996 is experiencing a frost north of Lorient on the 4th and especially on May 16th, very late and exceptional date threshold. If the years 1993, 1996 and 1997 have peaks between 1 ° and 3 °, the decade 2000 knows only one 1.6 ° on May 7, 2004.

Paradoxically, the 2010-2019 period saw four years with winter peaks in May: 2.6 degrees on the 6th May 2013 and above -0.5 /-0.9 degrees on the 1st May 2016 and 2018.

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