Many people would long for it.
But what are the chances of a white Christmas in Germany?
A meteorologist made a clear prediction.
Frosty temperatures recently determined the weather * in Germany and provided snow at higher altitudes.
Will there be a white Christmas in the Corona * year 2020?
The chances of snow on December 24th are not very good.
Munich - Can people in Germany
After autumn had shown its mild side at the beginning, the cooler temperatures have picked up a bit in the past few days.
Ex-hurricane "Eta" caused hurricane-like gusts and frosty temperatures.
Snow fell in the higher elevations of Bavaria *.
But what are the prognoses for
Weather in Germany: "Glimmer of hope" for Nicholas - "Snow line could ..."
At the beginning of
, the temperatures in parts of Germany should be mild, as
by meteorologist Corinna Borau from
“at the beginning of December there is no big onset of winter in sight”
However, Borau mentions December 6th, St. Nicholas Day, as a “glimmer of hope”.
"At least in the higher elevations" it could then be wintry.
Responsible for this is a low pressure area north of Germany, which causes polar air.
"The snow line could then drop to 500 meters or slightly below".
Along the Rhine or on the coasts of Germany, however, the prospects for
are rather poor, as the meteorologist explains.
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- Expert with a clear forecast for Germany
“A weather situation that is quite common in the weather models in December is low air pressure north of us and high pressure south of us,” explains Borau.
Germany is thus in a "mild west to south-west current".
As can be seen from the long-term model of the
(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
, precipitation is rather changeable in the north, but slightly too dry in the south.
According to the meteorologist, the
Also on December 24th, a “rather warm south-westerly current” is expected, which corresponds to
“typical Christmas thaw”
“It doesn't look really snowy in winter,” the experts made a clear forecast.
White Christmas 2020?
The prognosis looks rather bad
The temperature deviations of the long-term model
do not give
high hopes for a snowy Christmas either.
Positive temperatures are
large parts of Central Europe and Germany
"And that means that the chances for a green Christmas continue to increase," concluded Borau.
A weather expert also mentioned a trend that should surprise many.
But there will probably not be a real “winter feeling” at Christmas in 2020 either.
As in 2019, snow will probably remain in short supply.
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