February 2012 - Extremes in France
Posted 05 February 2012 - 10:20
Notes : l'Aiguille du Midi is located in the Alps at more than 3800 m. asl and le Pic du Midi is located in the Pyrenees at more than 2800 m. asl, don't be confused.
February starts really cold, cold, cold compared to January. And according to the forecasts, this will last still a long time.
Actually, January was way above normals, while, for the moment, February is way below normals. The weather is gonna drive us crazy !
Posted 14 February 2012 - 12:53
Posted 17 February 2012 - 13:40
Corte (Haute-Corse), -4.9°C (coldest min. under 500 m. asl)
No area in France recorded a frost of below -5°C for the first time since the end of January. However, Corte, which is located in the very centre of Corsica, had a pretty low minimum, the lowest of France for that day actually.
Picture: The citadel of Corte, on an overcast day