Brest, Bordeaux, Dijon…. Here are the least sunny French cities in winter | EUROtoday

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En winter, everybody appears for slightly sunshine to consolation them. But sure French cities had been comparatively disadvantaged of it this winter 2023-2024, in response to La Chaîne Météo, which publishes an inventory of these which had been the least sunny. At the highest of the rating: town of Brest.

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Compared to the typical, the commune of Finistère is 40% in need of sunshine, in comparison with 16% in Paris for instance. Cognac, Dijon, Bordeaux and Le Mans come simply behind within the rating of cities experiencing the least sunny winter.

This absence of the daylight is a specificity of this winter 2023-2024, which reveals a deficit of 10% of sunshine in France in comparison with the typical knowledge recorded between 1991 and 2021 by La Chaîne Météo. For comparability, final yr's winter solely had a deficit of two%.

Montélimar, the sunniest metropolis

February marked the darkest interval of this winter by being “one of the least sunny months in recent years”, in response to meteorologist Cyrille Duchesne, with a sunshine charge of -60% in Paris, -70%. in Reims or – 67% in Brest. An commentary which contrasts, nevertheless, with the primary two weeks of the month, which recorded a warmth document since 1930.

To discover the solar, it’s a must to flip to the Mediterranean rim. The cities which benefited from the next charge of sunshine are Montélimar (+ 9%), Bastia (+ 7%), Nîmes and Perpignan.