July 7, 2022

Arrival of polar air: what weather can we expect in Occitania from Monday 22 November?

The cold is making a big comeback in France from this Sunday, November 21. All regions of mainland France will be affected by the drop in mercury. In Occitania, cold but also precipitation is expected.

We were already talking about it on Wednesday, the cold should settle in the country. In question, the descent of a polar air by the British Isles. In Occitania, temperatures should drop a few degrees by Wednesday. Rainfall is also expected over a large part of the region. Here are the first trends.

Monday – Tuesday: alternating clouds and showers

After a cold weekend and gloomy Sunday weather, the day of Monday should start … under the gray. In the afternoon some clearings are possible. Temperatures should oscillate between 4 and 8 ° C in the morning. They will not exceed 13 ° C. It is in the southern departments (Gard, Hérault, Aude …) that the mercury will be highest.

Mardi, the rains will affect a large western half of the region in the morning. The weather should clear early in the afternoon. Temperatures will be stable: count between 4 and 8 ° C in the morning and up to 11 ° C for Montpellier in the afternoon. The cold is here and should stay for some time.

The weather for Monday and Tuesday.
Meteo France

Wednesday – Thursday: rainy

Wednesday, the day will be rainy throughout Occitania, morning and afternoon. Some thunderclaps are possible near the Mediterranean on the PO, Aude, Hérault and Gard. Always cool temperatures: between 2 and 8 ° C in the morning and 9 and 13 ° C during the day. There is a risk of snow on the central massif, but the deadline does not allow to specify it. The Pyrenees will certainly be affected by some snowflakes.

Thusday, the weather will be more or less the same as the day before. The rain will always be present throughout the region with possibly snow in the Pyrenees. Mercury should remain below 7 ° C in the morning and could exceed 10 ° C in the southern departments.

The weather for Wednesday and Thursday.

The weather for Wednesday and Thursday.
Meteo France

Friday: return (possible) of the sun

Friday, the sun should gradually return to the south. Showers will still be present in the north. Lozère and the Pyrenees could be affected by some snowflakes in the morning. Temperatures will remain cool, it could even freeze in Lozère and Aveyron. The afternoon will be between 3 and 11 ° C.

Friday's weather.

Friday’s weather.
Meteo France

These first trends remain to be refined in the coming days in view of the deadline.