Each month, the city of Nice breaks a new (unfortunate) record.

With an average temperature of 18.6°C and 161.1 mm of rain in nine months, the Côte d'Azur capital has just recorded the driest and hottest since 1947, when the first meteorological readings were recorded on the territory.

According to information shared by Météo-France Sud-Est on Twitter, Bastia is also affected by this record.

📊 #Bastia and #Nice experienced their driest and hottest period from January 1st to October 04th since the beginning of the readings

🌡️ Avg T°C: 18.6°C in Nice, 18.2°C in Bastia

🌧️ 154.1 mm in Bastia, 161.1 mm in Nice https://t.co/S8hGCEiKdo pic.twitter.com/GHnqHszWNe

— Météo-France Sud-Est (@MeteoFrance_SE) October 5, 2022

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The Corsican city recorded an average temperature of 18.2°C over the first nine months of the year, from January 1 to October 4, 2022. Even less rain fell on the commune of Île de Beauté.

Only 154.1 mm were recorded by the meteorological organization.

On September 19, the Alpes-Maritimes prefecture announced its decision to extend, at least until October 15, its measures to deal with the drought in the Alpes-Maritimes department, while the rainfall is "still largely in deficit". .

With levels at -35% compared to the average observed in September.


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