Record broken this week in the Jura, where the mercury rose to 24.5 degrees this Wednesday, March 30. A first in a month of March, so far the highest temperature recorded in the department on March 24, 2001 and stood at 23.3 degrees. A trend that will last a few more days, announces MétéoNews. While the mornings will stay cool, summer conditions will continue until Saturday, when temperatures will finally drop. Peaks between 24 and 25 degrees are expected in the Jura territory on Wednesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 1.
🌡️ Record in Lons le Saunier, #Jura with at least 23.5 ° C (23.1 ° C: 03-24-2001). This is the third monthly #heating record in 7 months (33.5: 09-14-2020 / 20.8: 02-24-2021) for this 50-year-old resort. The last male record. de frio (mini) dates back 15 years!
– Francois Jobard (@Francois_Jobard) March 30, 2021
A hot air mass from Morocco
According to Christophe Mertz, forecaster and meteorologist, the Jura is going through an episode of exceptional smoothness. A phenomenon caused by “a mass of hot air from Morocco. This is drained by an anticyclonic dome placed over the Alps. Then, a south wind blows the hot air towards the apartment ”. A breath of fresh air that we must take advantage of quickly, since the rain should return from Monday, April 5.