Germany swelters in record June temperatures

Germany is sweltering through an summer heatwave
Germany is sweltering through an summer heatwave

Germany experienced temperatures more than four degrees higher in June than the average during an international reference period for tracking climate change, the national weather service said Friday.

The German Weather Service based in Offenbach near Frankfurt said that June temperatures in the EU's most populous country averaged 19.8 degrees Celsius (67.4 degrees Fahrenheit).

"That was 4.4 degrees higher than the average during the internationally recognised reference period of 1961 to 1990," it said in a statement.

Compared to the warmer period of 1981 to 2010, June 2019 was 4.0 degrees warmer.

"The consistently summery temperatures, which reached midsummer levels at the end of the month, were 0.4 degrees higher than the previous record in 2003 for the warmest June since the start of record keeping in 1881."

Europe is sweltering in an early summer heatwave that has already caused several deaths across the continent, mainly among the elderly.

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Jun 28, 2019
"more than four degrees higher in June than the average"

Oh my god we're all gonna die.

Jun 29, 2019
So many put on a pose of caring about the environment, but, the fact is, they canot necessarily at all be said really to care. It's chemtrails, not "fossil fuels", that are depraving the weather. But those who claim to care about climate change don't discuss them, they don't ask questions, they won't even say the word! Chemtrails began in the Fifties and they were invisible, but, among other things, they caused the number of tornadoes per year to increase from a nearly constant 180 to eight or nine times that number now. Rather than discuss this, nay sayers make insipid remarks such as that there weren't enough people in the Fifties to see them all. Where, though, did 1000 or more tornadoes hide for a century? Chemtrails became visible in 1997, when the air became saturated. There are no pictures of them before 1997, but nay sayers provide only pictures of air shows and sky writing. They don't care.

Jun 29, 2019
nope , somebody left the thermo-meter out in the sun


Jun 29, 2019

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