Weather in Germany: Winter is coming back - bringing snow, frost and smoothness for the south and wind for the north. It stays cold.
- The spring-like temperatures of the past few days have been deceptive.
- Winter is back today.
- This has different effects on the individual regions - also in the next few days.
Wiesbaden / Munich: If the weather * showed its best spring side in the last few days, we have to cope with a lot today: the temperatures plunge into the basement, there is snow * and snow, the north blows up the wind. "Winter may not yet give up," says the German Weather Service:
It's fresh outside! Yesterday in the south 20 ° C locally, today mostly single-digit values. In addition a few drops of rain, sometimes also wet flakes. Winter may not give up yet! / V pic.twitter.com/wDug36kRww- DWD (@DWD_presse) March 29, 2020
For the north, the German Weather Service even issues an official warning * of level 2: stormy gusts are approaching the coast.
Weather in Germany: High from Iceland brings us the winter relapse
The reason for the radical change in weather is a high south of Iceland. Arctic polar air flows at its edges - and this provides us with a drop in temperature and the like.
While the strong gusts of wind in the north subside in the afternoon, snow falls here in the evening. The snowfall area moves across the middle of Germany to the south, where there will be snowfall especially at night.
Since temperatures generally drop - to minus one degree (near the North Sea) and minus eleven degrees (in the Thuringian Forest) - it is common to expect smoothness, as Wetter.net predicts. For sensitive plants, this means: absolutely bring to safety. According to the German Weather Service, the Thuringian Forest and the Alps can expect up to ten centimeters of fresh snow.
Weather in Germany: So the coming week
The weather experts continue to expect rather cool temperatures for the coming week: Although the south is expecting friendly and cheerful sections on Monday and Tuesday and only in the north it can continue to drizzle or even drop individual flakes from the sky - but at night there is sometimes severe frost with up to to minus 14 degrees in the Alps. This trend continues throughout the week: on Friday, the rain from the north then reaches the south. In general, it wo n't be over 11 degrees .
* Merkur.de is part of the Germany-wide Ippen-Digital editors network.
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