And the cold continues to come. Has anyone noticed that in spite of all those heat record warnings, it was still not quite as hot this summer as preceding summers? I unburied a headline from 2017 when Vienna hit 42,7 degrees C. This summer we never even hit 38. In summer 2020 we never even hit 37. The winter was as cold as we did not have it in a decade or more. It’s not just one blip – it’s getting a lot colder for real. Who knows, maybe we will start to be happy for every CO2 molecule in the air as it helps the plants to go through this cold.
Despite having no data for much of the country, and most of the data they do have shows it has been a cold month: