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Hot weather returns into a large part of Europe this week

After a relatively cold period in many parts of Europe this month, the summer heat is finally arriving this week. Strong blocking pattern establishes over west-central and southwestern Europe, leading into much warmer to locally hot weather through the remainder of June. There has been near record-breaking heat over Scandinavia last week.

WARM ADVECTION INTO WEST & NORTH EUROPE

 

An upper-level ridge intensifies between the deep cold troughs over the North Atlantic and western Russia, places itself across west-southwest and central Europe. This results in a persistent warm advection from south to north this week, leading into much warmer weather to spread into western and northern Europe. The advection should be the most significant from Wednesday through Friday with local temperatures being 8-12 °C above the long-term average.

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AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES INTO LOW 30s

 

The warmer weather will gradually spread north into western and northern Europe in the coming days. Pea afternoon temperatures will push into low 30s in many regions. It should also be hot in England. While the hottest air mass will be over the Iberian peninsula – there, temperatures will locally reach the upper 30s.

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