Temperature records are being SMASHED across Europehttps://climatereanalyzer.org/wx/DailySummary/#t2max
July 25th – A historic day
for western Europe! An
across N France,
and W Germany with 41-
25 July, 2019
No doubt, a day to remember! The peak of the heatwave verified with an unprecedented record across N France, Belgium, Netherlands and W Germany today, July 25th! Tens of towns and cities reported afternoon temperatures between 40 and 43 °C! So extremely high temperatures that were almost impossible or hard to imagine they could actually occur. Numerous all-time / absolute station and even national records were shattered with a bang this afternoon – in addition, some stations recorded unimaginable 2-3 °C higher temperatures than ever before!
Lets get into further details of the peak temperatures recorded.
Europe is now baking under its second heat wave this month, but this latest is one for the record books.https://www.vox.com/2019/7/25/8930325/europe-heat-wave-france-uk-paris-germany-record?fbclid=IwAR00xJp2HhwApdyB3RcNQk9nt77PIWHq27-Edk130C2f_fl5jAPtnz8O7xQ
Germany has registered a temperature of 40.5C, the hottest in the country's recorded history.
Wednesday's high was confirmed by the country's weather service and comes as a heatwave sweeps across Europe, smashing records around the continent.
The record-breaking 40.5C temperature was recorded in Geilenkirchen, in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia province.
That beats the previous record of 40.3C registered in the southern state of Bavaria in 2015.https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/germany-highest-record-temperature-heatwave-weather-a9020356.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR0emVN8uZGw-U9bZp1mRfoSEDSPTp8rknyYTjNyStpI1oDqwdDPfq8YR4U#Echobox=1564053338
The following is a description from a friend living locally in Lower Hutt of conditions in London
A cold front will sweep the UK with heavy showers helping to push temperatures down by more than 10C, forecasters say. Scotland and south-eastern England will hold on to the heat this weekend with the mercury forecast to hover around the mid to high-20Cs.Elsewhere it will feel more comfortable as cooler air blows in from the west bringing the record-breaking heatwave to an end.Next week will turn ‘more usual’ for the time of year with bouts of wind and rain set to sweep in from the west.