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Heat wave in north Europe: Kevo (Finland) at 70°N – well inside the Arctic circle – hits 31.6 °C by 14h local!

Quick update on the heat wave in north Europe: Kevo (Finland) at 69.6°N, way north in the Arctic circle, already hit 31.6 °C by 14:30 local time today, July 17! Large parts of Sweden and Finland reached and locally well exceeded 30 °C by early afternoon today. We will be taking a closer look at today’s daytime highs across northern Europe later in the day.

Temperatures across north Europe at 11:30 UTC, July 17, 2018. Map:

Read more about the ongoing heat wave in north Europe here and here.