June 2021 One of the hottest in the history of Prague

Prague experienced one of the warmest June since records began in 1775, the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute reported on its website on Wednesday.

The oldest Czech meteorological station in Prague’s Klementinum recorded an average temperature of 22.4 degrees Celsius.

For the past 247 years, it has only been warmer in 1811. Meteorologists have measured the same monthly average as this year in June 2003.

June of this year in Prague was 3.6 degrees warmer than average, based on data from 1981 to 2010. This means that it is this month between 3rd and 4th place on a total of 247 measurements.

The hottest day was Sunday, June 20, with an average daily temperature of 29.3 degrees Celsius. A week earlier, the daily average was just 15.6 degrees.

The hottest June since 1775 was recorded in 2019, when the monthly average reached 24.5 degrees Celsius. It was two degrees cooler in 1811, and even 0.1 degrees cooler was the same in 2003 and this year.

This June was the third warmest month in the Czech Republic since surveillance began in 1961. The average June temperature of 18.8 degrees Celsius was three degrees above the national average.

In Moravia, which is traditionally warmer, the June average was 19.1 degrees. On the other hand, the amount of precipitation did not differ much from the long-term values ​​in June.

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