After Asia and North America, we will shift above Europe – to the coldest region in northeastern parts of the continent, where are still reported remnants of extremely cold the Arctic and Siberian air, which hit before a few days central parts of Europe /https://mkweather.com/the-lowest-temperature-of-the-winter-2021-2022-in-europe-in-poland-czarny-dunajec-249c-so-far-mid-latitudes-below-1000-masl/; https://mkweather.com/extremely-cold-and-white-christmas-in-denmark-skrydstrup-175c-top3-coldest-christmas-since-1874/; https://mkweather.com/podolinec-slovakia-233c//.
While in the Arkhangelsk region, temperatures in the last days dropped almost to -40°C (from available stations Kepino with -37,3°C and Pinega with -37,2°C /28.12.2021/, but local minimum temperatures should be 2-3°C lower), Murmansk reported heavy snowfall.
In Arkhangelsk, -32,8°C was on 27. December measured and on 30. December 2021, snow cover reached 42 cm. This temperature is 10°C above all-time December records for the city, but 20°C below the average minimum temperature for the month of December /https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkhangelsk/.
In Murmansk, 47 cm of snow fell until 30. December 2021 and the city and all region report a snow calamity.
In January 2022, cold air masses will be held in northeastern parts of Europe, yet /https://mkweather.com/spring-2022-will-come-in-february-nao-and-extremely-warm-early-spring-conditions-in-february-and-march-2022-are-predicted-cfs-ecmwf//, but February and March should bring early spring here, similarly such as to other parts of the continent.
Christmas coldwave in Scandinavia were a little warmer than early Winter 2021/2022 – the temperature hasn´t dropped below -40°C, while in early December 2021, historic -43,8°C was in Sweden measured /the strongest early frosts in Scandinavia in all-time history /https://mkweather.com/the-worst-predictions-came-true-sweden-427c-the-lowest-temperature-in-naimakka-in-december-in-all-time-history//.
Meanwhile in Siberia, -61,0°C was in early Winter 2021/2022 measured, such as the strongest early frosts in the region in history, too /https://mkweather.com/historical-times-for-siberia-610c-has-never-been-measured-so-early//.
Winter 2021/2022 forecasts for Europe, Asia, and Northern Hemisphere you will find here: https://mkweather.com/winter-2021-2022-forecast-for-europe-early-extreme-arctic-and-siberian-blasts-and-blizzards-late-dry-and-very-warm-conditions/; https://mkweather.com/winter-2021-2022-forecast-for-asia-early-extreme-arctic-and-siberian-blasts-and-blizzards-late-dry-and-warm-conditions/; https://mkweather.com/winter-2021-2022-forecast-for-northern-hemisphere/.
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