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Scorching heat: nearly 30 °C well inside the Arctic circle

Scandinavia is experiencing hot weather: places well within the Arctic circle hit temperatures close to 30 °C!

Peak temperatures on Monday, July 2. 29.2 ˘C in Karasjok, Norway at 69.5 °N! Map:

Expect another very warm day across Scandinavia today (Tuesday, July 3), with temperatures in the upper 20ies across southern Norway and Sweden. Also in the upper 20ies will be the extreme north, well within the Arctic circle: north Noway, north Finland and the Kola peninsula, Russia.

Peak temperatures forecast for Tuesday, July 3. Map:

In the second half of the week there will be a cooling trend in the northern parts of Scandinavia, while the southern parts remain very warm.