In the series of 9 articles, we will focus on extremely high temperatures in Europe (from the current winter heatwave) and from the world, and on New Year, we will return to colder regions.
Extreme winter warming up has already shifted to Central Europe, where almost +20°C was on 31. December 2021 measured /the next Mkweather articles/, but anomalously warm was in the British Islands, France, and Iberia, too.
The next extremely warm times in the last 2021 days were observed in France.
The warmest was in Oloron, +24,4°C (almost summer day) on Sylvester.
30. December 2021, +24,3°C was measured in Cuges-les-Pins.
Marseille reported +20,7°C and temperatures between +20/+25°C were reported from all southern France, while in northern parts, temperatures reached more than +15°C.
Meanwhile, in Germany, +16,9°C and in Benelux +15,5°C, was measured /https://mkweather.com/extremely-high-169c-in-germany-frankfurt-with-all-time-december-record-165c//.
London reported the latest +15°C in history /https://mkweather.com/london-with-the-latest-15c-in-history-153c//.
Above Bordeaux, sondage in 850 hPa measured the highest December temperature at this important level in history, +15,9°C (approximately in 1500 MASL) – graph below.
Lower tropospheric temperatures exceed their 1979-2020 99. percentiles for the time of the year above the most of France, Spain, Italy, and British Islands at the end of the year 2021.
Anomalous weather hit in the last 3 days Spain (+26,6°C), France (+24,4°C), Croatia (+19,1°C), Switzerland (+18,8°C), Austria (+18,3°C), Hungary (+17,1°C), Germany (+16,9°C) or Slovakia (+16,2°C).
Extremely warm air has origin in Morocco, where up to +31,7°C was measured (about mentioned temperature extremes will be the next Mkweather articles).
On 1. January 2022, extremely warm day is across all Europe forecast /https://mkweather.com/20c-on-new-year-2022-in-european-mid-latitudes-extremely-warm-air-already-in-spain-air-from-north-africa-260c//, while the next coldwave is in long-term outlook /https://mkweather.com/scandinavia-should-repeat-40c-continental-europe-with-the-3rd-20c-coldwave-hopes-for-winter-in-europe-between-10-31-january-2022-maybe-earlier/ – information about the next Arctic coldwave in Europe will be updated soon/.
If you are going to celebrate at the night (31.12.2021 – 1.1.2022), stay in warm weather across Europe safe.
A new monthly record of temperature in 850 hPa above Bordeaux on 31.12.2021 (+15,9°C) /Source: Mika Rantanen Twitter