In multiple cities in the country, the average temperature for July has not been this low since the 1990’s, anid in southern Norway and Trøndelag the cold and wet weather will continue.
There has been plenty of unstable weather and gray Norwegian summer weather recently. Many are experiencing the last week to be rather cold.
-” Cold western weather has led to cooler temperatures and varying summer weather over large parts of southern Norway in July.”, the state’s Meteorologist, Rannveig Oftedal Eikill, said to NTB.
In the coming days a new dose of cool air will come over large portions of southern Norway and Trøndelag.
Lowest average temperature since the 90’s
State meteorologist Gunar Livik, said to NTB that if the temperatures continue to stay low in the coming days, it can be the lowest average temperature since the 1990’s in multiple cities.
-” In Oslo, we have to go back to 1993, Bergen 1996, and Trondheim all the way back to 1962 to find a similar level of low average temperature.”, explains Livik, who also points out that there are still a few days before the month is over.
-” The trend nevertheless confirms what many have noticed, that we got a clear change in weather at the turn of the month June/July, and that July has been a cold month with a lot of unstable weather.
Heavy rain in the north
Northern Norway has been luckier with their average temperature in July. According to the meteorologist Eikill. Vacationers at Finnmarksvidda, on the other hand, should pack both shorts and a raincoat.
-” At Trøms and Finnmark they have had 13 degrees at Hammerfest all the way to 27 degrees at southeast Finnmark. Here, however, a yellow warning has been announced, torrential rain and a number of thunderstorms later on Wednesday.”, says Ekill.
-” Otherwise there will be gray summer weather in Norway this week, with some changing weather and rain showers all over the country.
Oslo has so far had only 14.7 degrees for the month of July. The capital has not had a low average temperature since 1993. Bergen has, up til now, 12.8 degrees in average for July, which is the lowest since 1996.
Trondheim currently has 12.1 degrees on average this July. Not since 1993 have they had a lower average temperature for July, that time at 11.8 degrees.
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