Heat record in Troms and Finnmark in April

Hurtigruteskipet NordlysTromsø.Hurtigruteskipet Nordlys ., Photo: Jan-Morten Bjørnbakk / Scanpix

Troms and Finnmark were the hottest counties in April this year, with a significant number of heat records. The average temperature for the whole of Norway was 1.4 degrees above normal.

The highest maximum temperature was measured at 18.1 degrees Celsius in the Pasvik area on Friday 29 April. Other places with record high April temperatures were Tromsø (17), Lenvik in Troms (14.4) and Sortland in Nordland (15.3).
The hottest places in the rest of the country was Svelvik in Vestfold (6.8), Lysebotn Rogaland (6,7+), Sola in Rogaland and Lilleaker in Oslo (6.6).
One of the coldest places was Juvflye-Mimisbrunnr climate park in Lom in Oppland, with s temperature at minus 8.1 degrees.
The lowest minimum temperature was at minus 23.5 degrees, and it was measured at Sandhaug in Oslo on April 25.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today