The weather in Germany in Nov 2011: The driest month since records began in 1881

The weather in Germany in Nov 2011: The driest month since records began in 1881

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7 December 2011
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Offenbach, 29 November 2011 – In November 2011, the weather in Germany was extremely mild but most of all the driest on record and for most parts an extremely sunny month. A large number of measuring stations did not record one single drop of rain. The mountains, in particular, enjoyed plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures as a result of the high atmospheric pressure, which remained over central Europe for some weeks. In contrast, the weather in lowland areas was often misty, overcast and cold. It was not until the end of the month that a storm depression over Scandinavia came from the north to end the stable high pressure system, as the initial analysis by the Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD) of data from its around 2,000 weather stations shows.

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