Weather: The Czechia experienced an extreme summer, one of the warmest in 250 years

Weather: The Czechia experienced an extreme summer, one of the warmest in 250 years
Weather: The Czechia experienced an extreme summer, one of the warmest in 250 years

This summer in Prague’s Klementin became the fifth warmest since 1775, when the weather has been continuously monitored at this oldest station in the Czech Republic. The average temperature from the beginning of June to the end of August reached 22.2 degrees Celsius.

This was stated by the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (ČHMÚ) in its information bulletin website.This summer’s average temperature in Clementine was 1.5 degrees above the normal used by meteorologists based on data from 1991-2020. The deviation from the long-term average from 1775 to 2014 was plus 3.2 degrees Celsius.

“This summer ranked fifth in average temperature among the 248 summers since 1775, making it among the top two percent of warmest summers for that period,” meteorologists said.

They measured all five of the warmest summer seasons in Klementin this millennium. The warmest summer since 1775 was in 2019 with an average temperature of 22.9 degrees, followed by 2018, 2003, 2015 and 2022. Only behind this summer is the summer of 1834 with an average temperature of 22.1 degrees Celsius. On the contrary, the coldest summer since 1775 was in 1844 with an average temperature of 16.4 degrees.

This year’s June, with an average temperature of 22.3 degrees Celsius, became the fifth warmest in the last 248 years. July was slightly cooler, the monthly temperature was exactly 22 degrees on average, but it was still among the ten percent of the warmest Julys recorded so far. In August, they measured the average temperature in Klementin, the same as in June, i.e. 22.3 degrees. August 2022 was ranked eighth in the historical table.


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