Heat wave: what are the hottest areas of Paris?

By Nathanaël B. Published on August 6, 2022 at 3:28 p.m.

In a snapshot taken by satellite of the city of Paris on a hot day, we learn which areas are most affected by the heat inside the capital.

You never wondered where you can shelter you in Paris, during the heat wave? Because we finally have the answer! Thanks to a photo taken by a satellite of the International Space Station, we discover a view of the capital city where the areas the hottest are highlighted. A cliché shared by the town hall of the 15th arrondissement.

Unsurprisingly, we see that the zones the freshest are those where we find the most trees, while the hottest are around the device. Overall, the Left Bank of Paris is warmer than the right bank, because the latter has much more wooded places and parks. But the first four boroughs of the city are clearly the hottest.

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