• Rapid Arctic Sea Ice Extent loss after strong AO+ phase at the end of Winter ...

    Immediately after European, Asian and partly North American warm spells during last days of Winter 2020/2021, dramatic Arctic Sea Ice Extent loss has appeared over Arctic Ocean. Untraditionally strong anomaly have noticed many scientists or watchers. Similar falls of frozen area above Arctic appeared in many years in the past, ...
  • Forecast for Europe until 15. April: last words of winter before Easter 2021, dominance NAO+ ...

    Alternating of NAO+ phase and blocking pattern during the first half of Spring 2021 will cause, that at all, very warm spring weather is after powerful early Spring cold blast /https://mkweather.com/strong-coldwave-with-snowing-hits-parts-of-europe-between-5-10-march// between 10. March and 15. April expected, with one exception, before Easter 2021, when winter season 2020/2021 should say ...
  • Strong coldwave with snowing hits parts of Europe between 5.-10. March

    Promised return of very cold winter will be realized already at the weekend and during the next workweek, with really strong spring cold blast - mainly in Central Europe, Balkan, Baltic region, Eastern Europe and Turkey. In basins and valleys in continental Europe, minimum temperature should stop near -18°C and ...
  • Snowstorms hit large parts of Russia and Canada, Far East and western Canada expect cold ...

    During the first two February 2021 decades, extreme coldwaves hit mainly parts of Europe, the USA, southern Asia and northern Africa. Last week, extreme frosts and snowtorms on thousands kilimeters long cold fronts have shifted above Russia and Canada. Russia has reported -50°C, rarely below -55°C frosts and regional snowstorms, ...
  • Iwamizawa, Japan (52 MASL): 205 cm of snow!

    The highest snowfall in history is reported from parts of Hokkaido, Japan, only in very low elevated regions. Iwamizawa thanks to sea effect snowfall event, on 23. February 2021 reported record 205 cm of snow! Snow calamity hit many parts in northern and western Japan only a few days before ...
  • La nina in Australia: The coldest summer in 9 and the wettest in 4 years!

    The coldest summer since 2012 and the wettest times since 2017! It´s a result of cold and stormy La nina Summer 2020/2021 in Australia! La nina during last months caused many coldwaves across the world, including Asia, Europe and North America, but mainly in Southern Hemisphere /https://mkweather.com/the-coldest-earth-for-7-years-strong-impact-of-la-nina-is-here//. This effect was ...
  • Kentucky hit severe floods, coldwave for Northeast is prepared

    Powerful cyclone with cold front were shifting across eastern half of the USA from 28. February to 1. March 2021 with result of severe floods in Kentucky and neighboring US states. The worst situation, with state emergency was in Kentucky, where many rivers already reached or are expected to reach ...
  • In Pakistan has come hot spring very early, +38,3°C in February (new all-time monthly record)!

    Pakistan and India reported extremely hot winter weather during last February 2021 days, too. After series of Siberian coldwaves in northern regions /https://mkweather.com/drass-india-302c// finally has come hot spring, but there are two problems - extremely hot, supertropical days are here extremely early, and reached maximum temperatures are historically high. In ...
  • Southernmost city in the world: The highest temperature ever, +26,1°C

    Although in Southern Hemisphere was in last days still summer, temperatures didn´t reach more than during European winter heatwaves in Croatia, +26,4°C /https://mkweather.com/winter-heatwave-hit-croatia-264c-slovenia-253c-and-northeastern-italy-252c-2021-hot// in the souhternmost city in the world - Zañartu in Fireland (Tierra del Fuego) in Chile. However, +26,1°C was enough to overcome all-time temperature record in this ...
  • Europe: Region with historic Siberian blast was hit by extremely warm spring weather the most

    On Twitter we have found interesting plots, summarizing a strenght of Siberian blast between 7.-14. February and regions with possible monthly maximum temperature during the last February week 2021 in Europe. Comparison of both outputs is little surprising - a region hit the most by Siberian cold blast only week ...
  • 13 European countries with all-time national February temperature records!

    Anomalously high temperatures were reached at the end of Winter 2020/2021 not only in Croatia (+26,4°C), Slovenia (+25,3°C), northern Italy (+25,2°C), Poland (+22,1°C) or Slovakia (+20,8°C) /https://mkweather.com/winter-heatwave-hit-croatia-264c-slovenia-253c-and-northeastern-italy-252c-2021-hot/; https://mkweather.com/poland-221c-slovakia-208c-new-all-time-february-and-winter-records//, but all-time February records were reported too from England (+21,2°C), Wales (+20,8°C), Scotland (+18,3°C), Belgium (+22,0°C), the Netherlands (+20,5°C), Denmark (+15,8°C), Austria ...
  • Poland +22,1°C, Slovakia +20,8°C: New all-time February and winter records

    After weekend with technical problems we are back with the first article of the newest series about extremely warm temperatures in Central Europe at the end of Winter 2020/2021 (Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia). Although temperatures above +20/+23°C were reported from other Central-European countries such as Hungary, Czechia, Austria, Germany or Switzerland, ...
  • Temperatures again below -20°C: March in Europe brings a big temperature shock!

    From extreme to extreme! After historic Siberian coldwave in February 2021 finally has come extremely warm, regionally even hot spring weather /https://mkweather.com/2021/02/25/winter-heatwave-hit-croatia-264c-slovenia-253c-and-northeastern-italy-252c-2021-hot/; https://mkweather.com/2021/02/25/poland-213c-slovakia-205c-czechia-200c-vs-austria-226c-hungary-217c-germany-216c//, but nature is uncompromissing and in March 2021 are waiting us the next temperature shocks! Already at the weekend, Europe hits powerful cooldown, but it still won´t ...
  • Winter heatwave hit Croatia (+26,4°C), Slovenia (+25,3°C) and northeastern Italy (+25,2°C)!

    Summer days in the winter! This is reality these days in south-Central Europe, northwestern Balkan and northeastern Italy! All-time winter records of maximum temperature was measured on Wednesday, 24. February 2021 in Knin, Croatia (+26,4C), Dolenje in Bilje, Slovenia (+25,3°C) and Lauzacco, northeastern Italy (+25,2°C)! These temperatures are exceptional and ...
  • Poland +21,3°C, Slovakia +20,5°C, Czechia +20,0°C vs. Austria +22,6°C, Hungary +21,7°C, Germany +21,6°C

    Colder northern and eastern and warmer southern and western coutnries of Central Europe have experienced last days with record winter "heatwave", with temperatures above +20,0°C in every country. Maximum temperatures +20/+23°C in February are for region very rarely, if not exceptional, however, next temperature shocks are prepared for Europe during ...
  • Summer in Antarctica: -60,3°C - only 4,2°C warmer as all-time monthly continental record

    While in last summer (2019/2020), record high temperature, +18,3°C / 64.9°F was during strong El-nino measured in Antarctica, Summer 2020/2021 is different, with peking La nina pattern and extremely low temperatures across the continent. About anomalously cold weather in Antarctica in the middle of the summer we have informed already ...
  • Spring 2021 starts in Northeast and Great Lakes region with extreme frosts

    Temperatures up to -30°F / -35°C are possible during the first March 2021 days in Great Lakes region and the coldest places of Northeast. While early Spring 2021 will be across USA mostly warm or temperature neutral, powerful coldblast is prepared for Minneapolis, Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Boston and other cities ...
  • Cold summer in Australia: The first all-time temperature record: Bundaberg, Queensland, +38,6°C

    Australia is experiencing with colder and humid La nina (and wet MJO) Summer 2020/2021, with above average cyclone season and weak wildfire season, with only symbolic heatwaves across the continent. The first all-time record of the summer was overcame only at the end of summer, on Monday, 22. February 2021 ...
  • Spain hit wildfires in 2021 very early, extremely dry spring is expected

    Last week gradually wildfires have spread from southern to northern parts of Iberian Peninsula with several devastating cells during current week mainly in northern Spain, where ar wildfires supported with foehn winds. Not only strong winds, but too high temperatures +20/+25°C and too extremely low relative humidity below 20% are ...
  • British Islands hit serious windstorm (193 km/h), many parts report floods

    While continental Europe is enjoying a "winter heatwave", with possible temperatures up to +25°C on Wednesday, 24. February 2021 /https://mkweather.com/2021/02/24/summer-in-the-winter-in-slovakia-forecast-model-expects-25c-for-modra-and-male-karpaty-region/; https://mkweather.com/2021/02/23/central-europe-20-23c-balkan-up-to-25c-winter-heatwave-will-be-even-stronger-2021// and from European Russia, the coldest temperatures of the Winter 2020/2021 in Europe are reported /https://mkweather.com/2021/02/23/ust-shchuger-european-russia-513c-2021-euroepan-record/; https://mkweather.com/2021/02/22/russia-446c-germany-211c//, above British Islands has arrived severe windstorm with heavy rains and regional ...