Norway’s coldest November in living memory

Norway’s coldest November in living memory
December 3, 2010

Yesterday we saw the satellite image of the UK, buried under snow for the second time in 2010, see UK Covered in snow, for the second winter. And we’ve seen and heard the reports about the impact snow is having in the UK and in Europe. Now let’s have alook at some cold records.

Translated from is the joint online weather service from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.

Norway got over a hundred new records in November.

Cold, colder, coldest. Unless you remember back to the year 1919, November 2010 is definitely the “coldest.”

The whole country is in the freezer

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Fresh snow on four continents

Fresh snow on four continents
30 September 2009

– Fresh snow in Europe.
– Fresh snow in New Zealand as season winds down.
– Fresh snow in Australia leads some resorts to extend season.
– Fresh snow for Whistler as Olympic season draws near.
– Fresh snow in Chile and Argentina

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Early snowfalls in Europe hit Historic Levels

Early snowfalls in Europe hit Historic Levels
December 7, 2008

  • 20 year record snowfall in Dolomites enough to last all season
  • Some Swiss train services cancelled due to excess snow
  • Still more heavy snow in the Pyrenees
  • More snow for Scotland

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