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Scorching heat across north Europe continues – July 20, 2018

The heat wave across northern Europe continues: much of the region again hit the upper 20s, with some places in northern Sweden, northern Norway, northern Finland and on the Kola peninsula in Russia hit 30-31 °C.

As expected temperatures again surged in the upper 20s and even low 30s across much of the region. The hottest areas today include: SE Norwy, most of Seden, northern and central Finland and the Kola peninsula in Russia.

Maximum temperatures across north Europe at 13:30 UTC, July 20, 2018. Map:

Extensive wildfires are raging across Sweden – we will be reporting on these shortly! Stay tuned!