Europe 1 with AFP 4:50 p.m., June 18, 2022

It was 41 degrees this Saturday in Biarritz, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

This is an “absolute” temperature record “all months combined”.

It was around 3 p.m. when this peak was observed in this town on the Atlantic coast, affected like a large part of France by a very early heat wave. 

The city of Biarritz experienced an "absolute" temperature record "all months combined" on Saturday, affected like a large part of France by a heat wave of unprecedented precocity, said Météo France.

Biarritz thus reached 41 degrees, Saturday at 3 p.m., according to Météo France, which indicated that the previous record dated from 2003, without further details.

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