The city of Annecy recorded the largest rainfall surplus in France during the month of May with 209 mm of additional rain compared to the monthly normal.
The weather for the month of May marked the spirits and the records. At least in Annecy. The prefecture of Haute-Savoie recorded the highest rainfall surplus in France, with 209 mm, between May 1 and 26, greatly exceeding the averages at that time (105 mm).
Other cities in the region are not left out when it comes to rainfall in May. The cities of Lyon and Chambéry have recorded rainfall surpluses of 179 mm and 118 mm respectively, according to data collected by Météo Villes.
Coolest May since 2013
This weather, comparable to an October month, was not concentrated only in the Alps. This month of May was marked by great freshness throughout France with average temperatures well below seasonal norms.
Météo France indicates in particular that it had not been so cool in the country since 2013 with an average temperature of around 13.8 ° C nationally, against 12.8 ° C in 2013. The month of April had been the coldest in 20 years.
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