Heat wave over Europe continues: outlook for Wednesday, June 21

The strong heat wave across a large part of Europe continues today. The strong anticyclone persists,
centered over north France.

Iberian Peninsula

Very hot day ahead for the Iberian Peninsula, maybe a degree or two cooler than previous days, with daytime highs of 37-39 °C in S-CNTRL and NE Spain and parts of eastern Portugal.

WRF model guidance for peak temperatures over the Iberian Peninsula for today, June 21. Map: Meteociel.fr

France

France also continues very hot, daytime highs 36-38 °C over SE-CNTRL part of the country, and well above 30 °C over most of the country.

WRF model guidance for peak temperatures over France for today, June 21. Map: Meteociel.fr

United Kindgdom

Very hot day in southern UK with temperatures set to approach and locally quite possibly well exceed 30 °C. ARPEGE model guidance in particular indicates temperatures as high as 34-35 °C. Also expect the possibility of severe thunderstorms in eastern UK later in the afternoon.

WRF model guidance for peak temperatures over the UK for today, June 21. Map: Meteociel.fr

North Italy, the Pannonian basin, parts of the Balkans

Po plain (north Italy) will again heat up to 34-35 °C today. Also a very hot day with temperatures above 30 °C in the Pannonian basin, parts of Romania and Bulgaria as well as central Greece.


WRF model guidance for peak temperatures over north Italy and the Balkans today, June 21. Maps: Consorzio LaMMA / Meteoadriatic.

Peak temperatures across Europe yesterday, June 20

Peak temperatures over the Iberian peninsula yesterday, June 20. Temperatures soared to 41.5 °C. Map: Meteociel.fr

Peak temperatures over France yesterday, June 20. Map: Meteociel.fr

Peak temperatures over the UK yesterday, June 20. Map: Meteociel.fr

Peak temperatures over Central Europe yesterday, June 20. Map: Meteociel.fr