Rumilly, Haute-Savoie

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Rumilly
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The Pont-Neuf bridge crossing the Chéran river
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Location of Rumilly
Rumilly, Haute-Savoie
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Rumilly
Coordinates: 45°52′33″N5°56′41″E / 45.8758°N 5.9447°E / 45.8758; 5.9447 Coordinates: 45°52′33″N5°56′41″E / 45.8758°N 5.9447°E / 45.8758; 5.9447
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Rumilly
Intercommunality Rumilly Terre de Savoie
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Christian Heison
Area
1
16.89 km2 (6.52 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
15,373
  Density910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
   Urban
 (2017)
17,357
Demonym(s) Rumilliens / Rumilliennes
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74225 /74150
Elevation312–589 m (1,024–1,932 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Rumilly (French pronunciation:  [ʁymiji] ) is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. In 2017, the commune had a population of 15,379, and its urban area had 17,357 inhabitants. [2]

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Geography

The Chéran forms part of the commune's eastern border, crosses the village, flows north-northwestward through the northern part of the commune, then flows into the Fier, which forms part of its northern border.

Climate

Rumilly has an oceanic climate (Köppen Cfb) in spite of its relatively far inland position. Influenced by its elevation, summers are rather moderate on average, although they can be highly variable with extreme heat spikes. Winters see occasional freezing temperatures, but most often stays in the single-digits during daytime with frequent cold rain. Air frosts are normal during the night and snowfall is not uncommon.

Climate data for Annecy, Haute-Savoie - Alt : 458m
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)16.4
(61.5)
19.2
(66.6)
23.5
(74.3)
27.4
(81.3)
32.6
(90.7)
35.1
(95.2)
37.2
(99.0)
38.5
(101.3)
30.0
(86.0)
26.5
(79.7)
22.1
(71.8)
19.9
(67.8)
38.5
(101.3)
Average high °C (°F)5.4
(41.7)
7.6
(45.7)
12.0
(53.6)
15.6
(60.1)
20.5
(68.9)
24.0
(75.2)
26.1
(79.0)
25.7
(78.3)
20.7
(69.3)
16.0
(60.8)
9.5
(49.1)
5.6
(42.1)
15.7
(60.3)
Average low °C (°F)−1.6
(29.1)
−1.0
(30.2)
1.6
(34.9)
4.7
(40.5)
9.5
(49.1)
12.5
(54.5)
14.3
(57.7)
14.1
(57.4)
10.4
(50.7)
7.2
(45.0)
2.3
(36.1)
−0.7
(30.7)
6.1
(43.0)
Record low °C (°F)−23.0
(−9.4)
−15.5
(4.1)
−15.0
(5.0)
−6.0
(21.2)
−2.0
(28.4)
1.0
(33.8)
3.0
(37.4)
1.5
(34.7)
−2.5
(27.5)
−5.0
(23.0)
−11.5
(11.3)
−16.0
(3.2)
−23.0
(−9.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches)91.2
(3.59)
82.2
(3.24)
94.6
(3.72)
102.8
(4.05)
105.1
(4.14)
90.0
(3.54)
100.8
(3.97)
114.8
(4.52)
123.3
(4.85)
118.0
(4.65)
116.8
(4.60)
109.9
(4.33)
1,249.5
(49.2)
Average precipitation days119101012910109111211124
Mean monthly sunshine hours 9311717219622426227724219213883702,066
Source: Météo France - Period 1981-2010 - Temperatures extremes 1970-2015.

Mayor

Pierre Bechet is the current mayor of Rumilly serving from 2014 to 2018.

History

The communes’ football club Rumilly-Vallières made it to the semi-finals of the 2020–21 Coupe de France for the first time in their history after beating Toulouse 2-0, whilst playing in the Championnat National 2, the fourth tier of the French football league system. The victory was described as the "greatest feat" in Rumilly-Vallières's history by L'Équipe . [3] They exited the competition after a 5-1 defeat to Ligue 1 side Monaco.

Twinning

Rumilly is twinned with Michelstadt, Germany and Maglie, Italy

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. Unité urbaine de Rumilly (74302), INSEE
  3. "Rumilly Vallières sort Toulouse de la Coupe de France". L'Équipe (in French). 20 April 2021. Retrieved 20 April 2021.