Sweden with the worst blizzard for 10 years, Scandinavia again with -40°C frosts




Swedish media have informed, that parts of the coutnry reports record snowfall in a decade. Region of Västernorrland reports locally more than 1 meter of fresh snow in low situated areas.

Red warnings before heavy snowfall was last days valid first time in a decade, confirmed Swedish meteorologists /https://www.thelocal.se/20210111/stay-at-home-sweden-issues-red-snow-alert-for-first-time-in-a-decade/

Moreover, extreme frosts around -40°C have returned into parts of Sweden (Nattavaara on Thursday -39,7°C) and forecast for the last January pentade are drastically cold, with possible -45°C.

Extreme frosts hit from Wednesday to Thursday, 13.-14. January already European Russia, too (Vendinga -40,0°C), Finland (Kittila, -39,1°C) and Norway (Kaukoteino, -35,5°C).

It´s the strongest frosts in the region since the end of December 2020, when in Norway was measured -43,3°C and in Finland -41,1°C, the lowest December temperatures in Norway since 2001 and in Finalnd since 1995 /https://mkweather.com/2020/12/29/siberian-blocking-extreme-cold-air-in-norway-433c-finland-411c-only-week-after-all-time-december-scandinavian-record-18c//.

Summary of temperature records from Europe during last days

After all time Spain temperature record (-34,1°C within AEMET stations and -35,8°C in other stations; https://mkweather.com/2021/01/07/siberian-winter-in-the-spain-341c-new-national-temperature-record/) and historic 50-year snowstorm /https://mkweather.com/2021/01/09/madrid-50cm-of-snow-aemet-confirmed-the-worst-snowfall-since-1971// was Tuesday, 12. January in lower situated parts of the Spain again extremely cold, with temperatures up to -29,9°C /https://mkweather.com/2021/01/12/30c-frosts-bother-lower-situated-parts-of-the-spain// (note: previous record is from mountainous stations).

In parts of the UK, current coldwave have produced regionally the coldest times since legandary year 2010 /https://mkweather.com/2021/01/10/the-uk-and-ireland-siberian-winter-will-come-back-last-nights-regionally-coldest-since-legendary-2010//.

Extremely cold weather from the British Islands and Spain has shifted around Monday, 11. January 2021 over the Alps, with measured -39,6°C in Dolina de Campoluzzo, Italy /https://mkweather.com/2021/01/11/dolina-di-campoluzzo-italy-siberian-396celsius//, 1700 MASL, -28,0°C in Le Bréviene, France and Switzerland, 1042 MASL /https://mkweather.com/2021/01/11/france-280c-1042-masl-and-262c-840-masl-germany-223c-810-masl-extreme//, -25,9°C in Perla, Kvilda, Czechia, -24,0°C in St. Jakob in Defereggen, Austria or -22,3°C in Oberstdorf, Germany.

In Lienz, Eastern Tyrol, Austria, was on Monday, 11. January measured the lowest temperature since 1987, -23,5°C /https://mkweather.com/2021/01/11/lienz-austria-235c-the-lowest-temperature-since-1987-switzerland-with-corrected-280celsius//.

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Infographics: wetterzentrale.de, SMHI

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