Summer doesn’t feel like summer at all. But before the season finally says goodbye, it could show itself again from its most beautiful side.
Munich – summer, where are you going? Come back again! But the warmest season of the year cannot really be tempted at the moment. The temperatures didn’t really get up to speed this year. In most regions of Germany there was noisy wetter.com So far, fewer than five hot days, only around Berlin to the border with Poland were there more than ten. For comparison: in the record summer of 2018, the temperature measured mostly between ten and 30 days with at least 30 degrees Celsius. Only on the coasts and on the edge of the Alps did the number stay in single digits.
Weather in Germany: “low pressure swamp” instead of “constant bathing weather”
The hot days statistics for the current summer will not change anytime soon. “At the beginning and middle of the month it doesn’t look like constant bathing weather,” regrets meteorologist Corinna Borau von wetter.com at the start of the holiday season in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg: “We stay in this low-pressure swamp most of the time.”
So no trace of holiday weather. Instead, we should expect “partly heavy downpours and storms, humid warm air”. A bad substitute for the sun in the middle of summer. But Borau says it as it is: “Constant high-pressure weather is not in sight for the time being.”
Weather in Germany: “Dry and friendly days” could follow at the end of August
So should swimming trunks and sunscreen be stowed far back in the closet? Not necessarily. Because the weather expert is definitely hoping for an upswing at the end of August: “An offshoot of the Azores high could spread to us and at least bring a few dry and friendly days.”
The hot air from the Mediterranean area may even get lost to us. However, the lows over northern Europe will by no means be far away. So still enjoy everything with caution.
Weather in Germany: September could provide some compensation
Especially since there are big differences between the weather models from Europe and the USA. The former expects “a clear plus in the temperature deviation for August”. On the other hand, the American counterpart is forecasting a month that is too cold and will be changeable and wet. By the way, the long-term average in Germany for August is between 16.5 and 16.8 degrees, depending on the source.
Both predictions for September are harmonious. The US model sees a drier and “not too cold” month. From Europe it is said that September will be warmer than the average. This is between 12.9 and 13.3 degrees – a lot lower than in August.
But this summer there is a lot of desire that does not come across as wet and stormy. And that’s why the next few weeks may be a tad easier to endure, if “a few great and, above all, dry late summer days” could still beckon on the horizon. (mg)
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