The temperature increase in Sweden is twice as high as the global average, says the weather service – Eye on the Arctic
- The average temperature in Sweden today is around 1.9 degrees Celsius higher than around 100 years ago, according to the Swedish weather service SMHI, which has gone through old observations and weather records from the end of the 19th century and compared them with today.
- The winters are shorter and the number of days with snow on the ground has also decreased, says a climatologist at SMHI to Sveriges Radios Nyheter.
- There has also been more rain, the annual rainfall has increased from 600 millimeters per year in 1930, for example, to 700 millimeters today.
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