The weather in Germany in December 2012 (DWD)

The weather in Germany in December 2012 (DWD)



17 January 2013
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Wintry start to the month, then extremely mild at Christmas with lots of rain

In December2012 the weather in Germany was mostly dominated by low pressure systems – first bringing snow and then rain. Initially, these systems often brought cold air but predominantly mild air followed. The prevailing weather at Christmas was unusually mild and temperatures were even spring-like. Overall, this caused December to be a little too warm but much too wet, with slightly below average sunshine, as the initial analysis by the Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD) of data from its around 2,000weather stations shows. >> More

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