Tag Archives: Weather in SW France

Southwest France Weather Roundup for 2014

  First of all, Happy New Year, Bonne Année. And a big thank you to the more than 45,000 visitors who came to my blog last year. The SF (Statistics Freak) has been slaving over a hot computer today so … Continue reading

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Wildlife and Weather: June 2014 Update

Visitors who are used to the constant hum of city life sometimes ask us, “Don’t you find it a bit quiet here?” The answer is no. I’ve never been a city-dweller by temperament and much prefer la France profonde. I … Continue reading

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Southwest France Weather November 2013

Posting up the monthly weather stats is becoming a rather depressing task this year. It looks as if even the little fellow in the photo above can’t stand any more. November continued the trend – broken only by July and … Continue reading

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Monthly Météo: SW France Weather May 2013

What can I say about the weather down here in May that is repeatable in polite company? Judging by the number of people who landed on my blog asking, “Why is the weather so bad in SW France?”, many others … Continue reading

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2012 Weather Roundup for SW France

  What a grey, grim and grisly start to 2013 it is! Much of France has been languishing under low, grey cloud for almost a week and it’s accompanied by a raw cold that eats into you. The few that … Continue reading

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Thunder in the Air

For the past week we have been sweltering in a heat wave. Temperatures have topped 40°C (104°F) at times. We have taken refuge in the swimming pool, which has come into its own at last this year. With these elevated … Continue reading

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Monthly Météo: Weather in SW France July 2012

Down here, the beginning of July was exceptionally cool, the end extremely hot. The latter, of course, gave rise to a violent storm on the night of the Olympic opening ceremony. It passed directly overhead, knocking out the transformer down … Continue reading

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