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So far, Germany sees it as the coldest April in 104, the second coldest since 1881, and the snowiest since 1986.

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Along P Gosselin April 18, 2021

This year was a truly freezing April throughout Central Europe. Germany has so far been the second coldest April since the record began in 1881.

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The coldest since 1917

In many parts of Europe, April was unusually cold, frozen, and even snowed, and the media became terribly quiet about it. The following graph shows the average temperature anomaly over the reference period (until April 17) from 1991 to 2020 so far.

Germany’s DWD National Meteorological Service records that Germany’s average temperature is 4.5 ° C, and so far April is the second coldest since 1881. Only 1917 was cold with an average of 4.3 ° C.

Another cold forecast for the next weekend

The ECMWF model also predicts an unusual cold wave in April with snow and frost next week, so it may not change much. Warm-up is expected near the end of the month, but it’s still about 10 days.

April with the most snow in 35 years

One thing is certain: for Germans, it will be the snowiest April since 1986. video..

According to the WO / GFS forecast (left and right), the ground will frost from April 23, and the winter of April will continue. Very cold air with deviations of up to -12 ° C from the old WMO climate is predicted in Germany from 1981 to 2010. April 26, 850hPa. Source: WO / GFS predicts Tmin Ground Germany WZ / GEM forecasts TA850 Europe.

Northern Hemisphere cooling continues

The German media recently claimed that “global warming is continuing,” but the NCEP GFS run on April 18 showed nearly zero temperature anomalies.

Chart source: 2m-7-day global temperature trends

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So far, Germany sees it as the coldest April in 104, the second coldest since 1881, and the snowiest since 1986.

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2021/04/19/so-far-germany-seeing-coldest-april-in-104-years-second-coldest-since-1881-snowiest-since-1986/ So far, Germany sees it as the coldest April in 104, the second coldest since 1881, and the snowiest since 1986.

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