The weather in Germany in spring 2013 - A spring with extremely low levels of sunshine, following on from what was already a dull start to 2013 (Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany)

The weather in Germany in spring 2013 - A spring with extremely low levels of sunshine, following on from what was already a dull start to 2013 (Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany)

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11 June 2013
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The spring of 2013 in Germany was cool and wet but, above all, brought very little sunshine. All in all, the first five months of the year were among the three dullest starts to the year since sunshine measurements first began in 1951. Apart from a few very mild days at the start of March, wintry conditions dominated the spring weather right into April. Then, from mid-April, the weather was often sunny and warm. This continued in May, even in the east, until the wet and cool weather with very little sunshine that was being experi-enced in the west prevailed there too, as the initial analysis by the Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD) of data from its around 2,000 weather stations shows. >> More

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