“Multiple All-Time Low Temperature Records set across Germany — Rare July Frosts Ravage Saxony,” reads the headline.
The village of Deutschneudorf in Saxony reported ground frost this week — an event that’s only occurred on six previous occasions throughout all of Germany during the entire month of July.
Meanwhile, the mercury in Rotenburg, Lower Saxony plunged to 2.9C (37.2F) on Thursday — breaking the town’s all-time record cold temperature for the month of July set in 1946, according to wetter.com.
Many other regions of Germany also registered record-low temperatures on Thursday, including:
- Quickborn: 4C (39.2F) — lowest July temp since 1999.
- Göttingen: 4C (39.2F) — lowest July temp since 1996.
- Soltau: 4.1C (39.4F) — lowest July temp since 1986.
- Friesoythe: 4.7C (40.5F) – lowest July temp since 1971.
- Lippstadt: 4.8C (40.6F) — lowest July temp since 1990.
- Diepholz:5.1C (41.2F) — lowest July temp since 1971.
Thanks to Don Brown for these links
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