The next cold morning in the Spain (-4,3°C), France (-4,1°C), the UK (-2,9°C) and the Netherlands (-2,3°C)

Only in last series of articles we have warned, that weaker, but still damaging late-season frosts in Europe will continue minimally until 25. April 2021 / and then, cyclonic character of weather with rain, is until the start of May 2021 in Europe expected.

Very cold air finally hasn´t move above Central Europe and stayed on west of the continent during the weekend.

After freezing Saturday ( and snow and temperature records from previous workweek /see our homepage/, the next freezing morning hit on Sunday, 18. April parts of the UK, France, the Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands, with regional all-time daily records for 18. April according to weather tool.

Locally, in northeastern Spain, all-time monthly records should be overcame.

Within stations from International Exchange Database, the coldest was untraditionally in the Spain, up to -4,3°C in Polyentes Casye, 720 MASL.

Frosts were strong mainly in northern parts of France and the coldest was in Geuret St. Laurent, 365 MASL, only -4,1°C.

In the UK, the coldest was in England, including London region. In Benson, 63 MASL, -2,9°C was measured.

Finally, Dellen, 48 MASL, the Netherlands, reported only -2,3°C.

Ground frosts in these locations should be even stronger, between -5/-10°C, therefore impact of frosts to harvest should be still regionally very damaging.

According to current prognoses of GFS, the strongest frosts, 0/-5°C, rarely up to -8°C should appear across continental Europe around Friday, 23. April 2021.


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