The weather in Germany - Summer 2021 - Deutscher Wetterdienst

The weather in Germany - Summer 2021 - Deutscher Wetterdienst

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21 September 2021

Offenbach, 30 August 2021 – In 2021 Germany experienced its rainiest summer for ten years. The extreme rainfall from the low-pressure system 'Bernd' in mid-July severely affected North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland Palatinate. It caused devastating floods, resulting in one of the most serious natural disasters for the Federal Republic of Germany since the North Sea storm surge of 1962. Overall, the months of June, July and August were too warm and with average sunshine. This is the summary announced by the Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD) after an initial analysis of the observations from its approximately 2,000 measuring stations.

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