New Year 2022 brought extreme winter heatwave into almost all of Europe.
Already in the last article, we were informed about temperature records from Spain (+26,6°C) and Portugal (+26,4°C) /https://mkweather.com/portugal-and-spain-264c-both-portugal-with-a-new-monthly-record-spain-reports-winter-wildfires//.
Now we should shift into France, where mainly 1. January 2022 was extremely warm.
Summer +26,4°C was measured in Trois-Villes, France, from larger cities, +24,5°C was observed in Socoa, +24,1°C in Biarritz, or +24,1°C in Pau.
Marseille reported a peak on 30. December 2021, with +20,7°C, Paris on 31. December 2021, with +16,5°C, in Strasbourg, +15,9°C was on Sylvester measured.
Le Havre reported on 1. and 2. January 2022 +15,7°C and +15,2°C, thanks to a new warm advection from Iberia.
Anomalously warm was in the last days in parts of Italy.
Aidone, Sicily, reported on New Year very warm +24°C /http://www.sias.regione.sicilia.it/frameset_tmax.htm/, while Monte Settepani in the Ligurian Alps, 1381 MASL, surprised with +21,2°C.
Gudja, Malta reported on 2. January +18,1°C.
At the end of 2021, +18,8°C was measured in Switzerland /https://mkweather.com/croatia-205c-switzerland-188c-austria-183c-hungary-180c-slovakia-162c//
In the Netherlands and Belgium, +15,5°C was measured in the previous year, yet /https://mkweather.com/extremely-high-169c-in-germany-frankfurt-with-all-time-december-record-165c//.
The warmest New Year in history was observed in London (+16,2°C), Croatia (Knin, +21,6°C), and in some Central-European countries (the next Mkweather articles).
In southern France, heatwave will end already until 4. January 2022, with a subsequent coldwave with frosts, in the Alps stronger, maybe in interval -15/-20°C below 1000 MASL, in lowlands only a few degrees below zero, with a peak around 7.-8. January 2022.
Illustration picture: https://www.nyhabitat.com/fr/blog/2013/05/22/5-meilleurs-endroits-coucher-soleil-paris/