• May 2021 very cold in NW/W and stormy in W and continental Europe so far

    Temperature anomalies (in 850 hPa and 1000 hPa) both are in the first half of May 2021 (1.-14. 5. 2021) lower, than in April 2021, thanks to short heatwave around 10. May 2021, but some parts of Europe - mainly British Islands, Iceland, northern France, Benelux n western Germany and ...
  • Finland hit severe snowstorm with 30cm+ of fresh snow, Oulu only 3 days above +10°C ...

    After Thursday´s and Friday´s, 6.-7. May 2021, heavy snowfall in eastern and northern Finland, around 30 cm of new snowfall fell in populated lowlands. Some parts of East-Central Finland still report 30-75 cm of snow and northern Finland 20 - 90 cm of snow. In northern Sweden, snow cover still ...
  • CET Record 1880-2021: April 2021 coldest in 142 years!

    After information about the coldest April 2021 in the UK since 1922 (for entire territory of the country): https://mkweather.com/confirmed-coldest-april-in-the-uk-since-1922-late-frosts/) there is the next interesting statistic from central England. CET (Central England Temperature Record) is one of the oldest dataset of temperature records on the Earth, with the first measurements since ...
  • Confirmed! Coldest April in the UK since 1922!

    In the first May 2021 days, Met Office updated statistics about reached temperatures in April 2021 across the country, with result of the coldest average of minimum temperatures since 1922! It was also 4th driest and 2nd sunniest April in record. About extremely cold conditions in the UK (or England) ...
  • News from the Arctic: extremely warm these days!

    Long, almost 3 weeks persisting NAO- phase in late April and early May 2021 (but weaker AO- phase) is bringing anomalously warm conditions above the Arctic. In period 29. April - 4. May 2021, very high positive temperature anomalies are expected in Canadian Arctic, Greenland and Russian Arctic, too. In ...
  • Ten times as many wildfires in Siberia than usual, Central Asia abnormal +40°C

    While Europe experiences regionally with the coldest April in all-time history and the USA and Canada after April coldwaves are preparing to May late frosts, situation in parts of Asia is diametrically different. Central Asian countries including Kazakhstan hit abnormally hot temperatures up to +40°C (in April!) and southern Siberia, ...
  • Extreme frosts still bother Europe: 3rd April coldwave the strongest in Poland, -7,2°C

    While in the USA was situation with late frosts on Monday and Tuesday, 26.-27. April 2021 calmer and coldwave only started above West Coast, in Europe we have very probably experienced with the peak of the 3rd April coldwave. The coldest was in Central Europe, but extreme frosts were reported ...
  • France: The coldest mid-Spring in all-time history!

    Only in last article we wrote about the coldest April in Benelux in last 30-50 years /https://mkweather.com/coldest-april-in-the-netherlands-in-30-50-years-in-belgium-in-35-years//. Parts of the UK or Germany even reported before 20. April the coldest conditions since 1922 and 1917 /https://mkweather.com/england-april-is-colder-as-march-the-coldest-since-1922/; https://mkweather.com/germany-suffers-the-coldest-april-since-1917-extreme//. Last days, similar reports appeared too from France, where vineyards were during the ...
  • Gaziantep, southern Turkey with severe storms ripping roofs off

    In the middle of April 2021, parts of Turkey still reported snowing, then, heatwave with temperatures up to +35°C came into southern parts of the country. +31,2°C was measured in Caucasus, too and Middle East hit temperatures up to +45,3°C (Kuwait) this week. Heatwave is however alternated by severe storms ...
  • The next round of frosts between 22.-27. April, hope for summer in early May

    Earlier forecasts about possible +30°C in Central Europe are staying in the game, because main run of GFS expects colder weather such as many runs /https://mkweather.com/gfs-predicts-30c-for-central-europe-during-the-first-days-of-may-heatwave-should-hit-italy-balkan-and-eastern-europe-too//, but warm weather should according to the newest forecasts hit Europe in traditional direction from southwest, including western Europe and before this warming, the ...