December 2016 is the driest in France since almost sixty years
No rainy drop in Chambéry (Savoie) from the beginning of the month, 5 millimeters only in Pau: the last month of year 2016 announces as the driest December since almost sixty years, according to Weather report-France. "It is the driest December which we never recorded" since 1958, specifies the body of forecast. The previous record of drought for December dated 2015.
On December 28th, the average deficit of precipitation on metropolitan France for December became established in "approximately 75 %" with regard to the reference period (1981-2010), specifies Frédéric Nathan, forecaster in Weather report-France. For the set of