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Weather in South of France?

18 replies

Beetroot · 11/07/2006 13:40

So is it like Greece where you just take one long sleeve top and never wear it?

We are talking South France here...

Or do I need rain coats/umpers etc?

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Rhubarb · 11/07/2006 13:41

Fecking hot! 40oc predicted for this weekend.


Tutter · 11/07/2006 13:42

where exactly and when? pretty damned hot this time of year - wouldn't bother with sleeves meyself. maybe a wrap/cardi for evenings. sw coast breezy but med usually still and warm.


Beetroot · 11/07/2006 14:45


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Pierre · 11/07/2006 14:46

We have just come back from the beach. Wonderful weather.....


Beetroot · 12/07/2006 14:52

so it will be hot then? fabulous...

Taking 25 chorister around Paris for the weekend s going to be interesting in this heat and bastille day!~

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Pierre · 12/07/2006 14:53

Have you sorted out your holiday then (just back from beach again; it is glorious weather here still)


CountessDracula · 12/07/2006 14:55

Usually very hot in July/Aug - was 45 on the day of the cube of poo incident in 2003


sammac · 12/07/2006 15:04

Friend picked up her car at Carcassonne airport yesterday(where we're going tomorrow) and temp was 41!


Pierre · 12/07/2006 15:05

There is a cannicule alert in the south east of France, - 40° in the shade predicted this weekend. Very high pollution and monoxide emission alerts with possible restraints on traffic.....

So yes, twill be bloody hot.


Beetroot · 12/07/2006 15:07

looking forward to that heat in paris have been told that they do not need to wear blazers

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Beetroot · 12/07/2006 15:08

yes sorted Pierrre butnot thelake one

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Pierre · 12/07/2006 15:08

My car was reading 35° today and it does feel cooler than yesterday. When I went to bed last night, the outside shaded thermometer was still reading 28°.

Have just seen a very young baby on the beach, no hat, no shade, no cream and mother roasting to a turn next to him.

My dd got melted bloody chewing gum all over her legs and bum, mixed with sand and suncream, which I only discovered afterwards when putting her in her car seat.


Beetroot · 12/07/2006 15:27

blimey peirre that soundslike a nightmare..teh beach sounds fab though

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sammac · 12/07/2006 15:41

Is there a high pollen colunt in this area? 'Scuse my lack of knowledge but dd suffers quite badly from hay fever and always assume there is. Also is it bad for misquitoes, cos they luuuuuuuuuuuuuve me!


sammac · 12/07/2006 15:42

count even!!!preview preview


hermykne · 12/07/2006 15:58

i was there this time last year
didnt notice mossies and they usually like me
but the intense heat gave rise to massive thunder storms so bring the closed toe shoes just in case!!


sammac · 12/07/2006 16:00

Good tip, thanks. Obviously should be packing as leaving as soon as dh gets home to drive down to Manchester, but can't drag myself away from mn!


Pierre · 12/07/2006 16:01

I don't know about the pollen count, but htey are warning anyone with respiratory problems such as asthma, to avoid towns and low lying areas because of the appalling air quality in some of the cities on the south coast.

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