• Bakony, Hungary: 30 cm snowfall!

    Bakony region, Hungary, hit extreme snowfall in the middle of spring! Low-elevated Bakony mountains with the highest peak 706 MASL reported at the end of workweek record snowfall! Forests above Balaton were covered by 30 cm of snow according to many sources. Only in last days we have informed about ...
  • Songhua river freezes in April in China

    Coldwaves have regenerated in mid-Spring 2021 around all Northern Hemisphere, including Europe, North America and Asia. Songhua river, northern China re-freezes again in April 2021, after extremely strong Winter 2020/2021, when temperatures in the region dropped up to historic -47,8°C, what meant the coldest temperatures in China in last 30 ...
  • Cold spring in Asia: Yakutsk after severe snowstorm

    Long winter season 2020/2021 doesn´t want give it up not only in Europe and North America, but too in parts of Asia. In series of previous articles we have informed about extreme coldwaves with snowing and frosts in Europe /e.g. https://mkweather.com/european-april-arctic-blast-206c-in-718-masl/; https://mkweather.com/belgrade-10-cm-of-snow-new-record-of-the-latest-snowfall-since-1888-croatia-120c-in-564-masl/; https://mkweather.com/italy-subtropical-crops-suffer-10c-frosts-harvest-in-a-danger/; https://mkweather.com/abnormal-temperature-in-sardinia-mediterranean-80c-in-500-masl/; https://mkweather.com/tulloch-bridge-the-uk-94c-widespread-snowing-hit-london-too-the-coldest-mid-spring-since-2013/; https://mkweather.com/french-vineyards-are-fighting-with-extreme-frosts-temperatures-dropped-up-to-12c//. Late-season coldwave finally hit ...
  • Phoenix with TOP5 April heatwave, Texas 110°F / +43,3°C

    While extreme coldwave from the north will come /https://mkweather.com/extremely-cold-air-from-alaska-will-shift-above-the-usa-late-frosts-and-snowing-in-outlook/; https://mkweather.com/central-canada-with-triple-average-april-snowfall-northern-canada-361c-33f-the-coldest-in-20-years// we should look back at heatwave, which hit the USA the first 12 days of April 2021. In some parts, e.g. in Southwest, 12 consecutive days above 90°F / +32,2°C has appeared, what is e.g. in Phoenix enough to TOP5 ...
  • Central Canada with triple average April snowfall, northern Canada -36,1°C /-33°F, the coldest in 20 ...

    After Europe, extreme spring coldwaves are prepared to hit after Alaska /https://mkweather.com/extremely-cold-air-from-alaska-will-shift-above-the-usa-late-frosts-and-snowing-in-outlook// large parts of Canada and the USA in next 12 days. Extremely cold mid-spring weather is continuing in Europe /https://mkweather.com/nao-the-strongest-since-october-2020-tripole-of-air-pressure-systems-from-azores-to-scandinavia-causes-unique-arctic-blasts-negative-north-atlantic-oscillation/; https://mkweather.com/the-uk-the-coldest-april-in-50-years-is-not-excluded-no-more-than-20c-until-may-2021/; https://mkweather.com/tulloch-bridge-the-uk-94c-widespread-snowing-hit-london-too-the-coldest-mid-spring-since-2013/; https://mkweather.com/late-frosts-destroyed-most-of-grape-harvest-in-france-spain-italy/; https://mkweather.com/some-parts-of-central-europe-expect-5-day-april-blizzard-05-meter-of-snow-is-rarely-expected-snowfall// and Alaskan coldwave already has shifted above Central Canada, when around Tuesday, 13. April ...
  • NAO- the strongest since October 2020, tripole of air pressure systems from Azores to Scandinavia ...

    Favorable forecasts for April 2021 appear unsuccessful after mega-cold Arctic blasts hit large parts of Europe thanks to strange persisting circulation pattern. While above Azores, pressure quickly decreased, anomalously strong Greenland´s high has shifted above Europe and above Scandinavia, powerful cell of polar vortex caused, that all extremely cold Greenland´s ...
  • Winter 2021 forecast for South America: From snow to tropical rainfall

    In last articles, we have looked at Summer 2021 forecasts for Europe /https://mkweather.com/summer-2021-forecast-for-europe-hot-and-dry-pattern-as-leading-heatwaves-drought//, North America /https://mkweather.com/summer-2021-forecast-for-north-america-hot-stormy-east-and-dry-west//, Asia /https://mkweather.com/summer-forecast-for-asia-hot-but-strong-indian-monsoon// and Winter 2021 forecast for Australia /https://mkweather.com/winter-2021-forecast-for-australia-still-rainy-and-stormy-thanks-to-la-nina//. Now remains Winter 2021 forecast for South America and Summer/Winter forecast for Africa. Autumn 2021 (MAM) forecast for South America you will find here: https://mkweather.com/autumn-2021-forecast-for-south-america/. ...
  • Turkey -20,8°C in populated areas, Cyprus, Syria and Iraq with frosts and ground frosts

    In one of the previous articles we have warned before extreme cold conditions in Turkey /https://mkweather.com/turkey-extreme-coldwave-with-snowstorm-ankara-and-istanbul-under-the-snow-25c-possible-extreme//. Snow firstly covered Ankara and Istanbul and then hit severe frosts, in populated regions in northeast around -20°C. Extremely cold was in Syria, Iraq and Cyprus too, with frosts or ground frosts in lower ...
  • Middle East almost +45°C, its very early, Central Asia +38°C already

    It agrees with Mkweather Spring forecast for Asia, that Middle East and Central Asia expected to face preliminary extreme heatwaves during spring months 2021 /https://mkweather.com/spring-2021-forecast-for-asia-2021//. Mainly Kuwait surprised on Wednesday, 24. March with the highest March maximum temperature in Arabian Peninsula in history, +44,6°C. Extremely hot air has shifted here ...
  • Kamchatka and Sakhalin with a new March temperature records: +12,0°C and +13,0°C

    Extremely warm weather from China and Mongolia /https://mkweather.com/unprecedented-spring-in-mongolia-209c/; https://mkweather.com/result-of-sandstorm-in-gobi-desert-mongolia-9-dead-341-missing/; https://mkweather.com/beijing-hit-the-most-hazardous-sandstorm-in-10-years// has during the last days shifted above Far East, Russia, including easternmost parts of Eurasian continent - Kamchatka and Sachalin Island. In March, severe frosts in the region are still usual, but on 15. and 16. March 2021, maximum temperatures ...
  • ECMWF: Signals for warm, anticyclonic April 2021 in Europe

    While in March 2021, powerful coldwave /https://mkweather.com/europe-the-strongest-frosts-hits-at-the-weekend-20-21-march-in-valleys-in-czechia-and-france-20c-possible// and then very warm spring weather is forecasted /https://mkweather.com/before-an-easter-will-come-warm-spell-first-25c-of-the-year-in-contiental-europe//, yet, ECMWF is starting to see, how character of weather will be predominant during the second spring month, April 2021. It appears relatively positive, with predominant NAO+ and blocking pattern, above average temperature anomalies, ...
  • Central Siberia, -53,0°C: The coldest March temperatures in history, La nina brings colder Spring, but ...

    Extreme air, which bothered Europe in February 2021 has shifted above Siberia and from central Russia are still reported extremely low temperatures - with spring temperature records. In Tutonchany, central Siberia, minimum temperature dropped to -53,0°C, what is the coldest in March since measurements began (1959) and in Tura, -50,7°C ...
  • Big Agricultural Forecast for World 2021: Weather patterns, NAO signals and ENSO signals

    Due to big interest for long-term forecasts, Mkweather decided to publish current long-term outlook for agricultural secotor for Spring 2021 according to ECMWF / next half year (until July 2021) according to NAO signals and for all year 2021 according to ENSO signals. Europe According to ECMWF, it should be ...
  • Peak of the winter in Europe! Russia and Scandinavia -50°C, continental Europe -30°C and British ...

    Extreme blocking circulation, which was in Mkweather described in many articles during last period /e.g. https://mkweather.com/2020/12/29/updated-ecmwf-6-week-forecast-for-the-world-absolute-peak-of-the-winter-2020-21-in-continental-europe-around-15-january-after-decline-of-naoi-below-2-aoi-below-4// has brought already the most severe frosts in Siberia since 2002 (Oymyakon -57,2°C on 28. December and -57,5°C on 29. December 2020: 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/ and the strongest frosts in Norway since 2001, -43,4°C and in ...
  • Updated ECMWF 6-week forecast for the World: Absolute peak of the Winter 2020/21 in continental ...

    On 28. December have been updated new outputs of ECMWF for next 6 weeks and we should look at them and consider, how are chances for expected peak of Winter 2020/2021 in Northern Hemisphere, with main focus on Europe. While in Europe, Asia and coast of northern Africa is expected ...
  • Oymyakon: The lowest temperature since 2002 (!) -57,2°C / -71°F in monstrous pressure high ...

    If you are not satisfied with winter conditions in Europe or North America now, which are relatively good thanks to ongoing atmospheric blocking, NAO- phase and SSW (Sudden Stratospheric Warming), you have to try extreme winter conditions, which currently hit Siberia and Eastern Asia! According to detailed survey of weather ...
  • Snow surprised northern Iraq

    Within last series of articles on Mkweather, we have informed, that approximately 1/2 of territory of Turkey hit during Christmas snowfall /https://mkweather.com/2020/12/26/extreme-snowfall-and-ice-accumulation-in-turkey//. Snow in Turkey caused many problems, including ice accumulation on the roads. Snow not got around Ankara (799 MASL), too. Heavy snowfall however, has occurred in other parts ...
  • Storm Bella brings severe winds (up to 130 km/h) and floods possibility in Europe next ...

    Christmas cooldown in Europe has ran relatively smoothly and in Scandinavia, Atlantic-Euro-Asian atmospheric block brought extreme frosts up to -36,0°C in Europe (Finland) during the Christmas 2020 /https://mkweather.com/2020/12/26/the-coldest-day-of-winter-2020-21-finland-36c-after-western-siberian-records-53c//. However, next significant threat is prepared for Europe during next days - mainly around Monday, 28. December 2020, when storm Bella hits ...
  • Siberia: One of the coldest days in Northern Hemisphere since 2000 are forecasted, -60/-65°C / ...

    At the Christmas 2020, extreme coldwave in Siberia and Eastern Asia is only beginning, but Oymyakon already have reported brutal cold Christmas Day, with minimum temperature only -56,0°C. Maximum temperature won´t reach more than -50°C. In series of last articles Mkweather mentioned, that Siberia, such as northern Atlantic and parts ...
  • Severe floods hit Izmir (92 mm) and Antalya (321 mm), Turkey

    Mediterranean storm activity is continuing this week too and outlook is surprisingly NAO- / AO- until a New Year, what should cause next problems in Mediterranean countries. From Monday to Tuesday, 13.-14. December 2020, heavy rains hit Turkey, mainly western and southern provinces, with recorded floods in Izmir and Antalya ...
  • Snowstorm in Oklahoma and Kansas: up to 14 inches / 36 cm of snow, in ...

    Storm from Northeast and Great Lakes area will shift over northeasternmost parts of the USA and Canada on Thursday, 3. December 2020 and on its back side was flowing far to the south very cold Arctic air. In Kansas and Oklahoma, regional blizzard has occurred, while rest of Midwest and ...
  • Updated forecast for December 2020 for the USA from NOAA

    NOAA updated a forecast for December 2020 for the USA and we should compare it with the last outputs /https://mkweather.com/2020/11/21/noaa-december-2020-outlook-for-the-usa//. Patterns are relatively similar, than in outlook from November, but with more precipitation in Northeast, less precipitation in Northwest and more precipitation in Florida, southeastern states and Mid- Atlantic. Thanks ...
  • Horrifying floods and tornadoes hit Italy

    The worst situation within Mediterranean countries was last days in Italy, here have occurred severe floods and F1 tornado in densely populated regions. F1 tornado hit Catania, Sicily around 18:50 UTC on Saturday, 28. November 2020 according to ESWD database. Next several tornadoes has occurred in southern Italy during last ...
  • Annaba, Algeria flooded too

    Mediterranean storms has brought heavy rain to Algeria last week, too, with significant flooding mainly in Annaba region. The worst situation was around Monday, 23. November 2020, when along the Algerian coast has moving a Mediterranean storm system. Water caused problems in traffic and public life in Hajar city, Annaba ...
  • Low pressure above Mediterranean: severe storms and floods are next 3 weeks possible

    In previous article, we have described conditions, which are forecasted during incoming cold weather period in continental Europe /https://mkweather.com/2020/11/22/long-term-forecast-very-cold-weather-between-29-11-8-12-in-europe//. While in Scandinavia, frosts -30/-35°C and in central Europe -15/-20°C are possible (already on Friday and at the weekend temperatures have dropped to interval -10/-15°C /https://mkweather.com/2020/11/22/first-snow-and-frosts-up-to-14c-in-continental-europe// in Central Europe and Balkan), ...