Record temperatures are being reported from Europe almost every day, and we have repeated extreme values. On Friday, it was mainly the cantons of Ticino and Graubünden that recorded extremely high temperatures, as well as Geneva.
36.5 degrees in Mendrisioto
A temperature of 36.5 degrees was measured on Friday afternoon in Stabio near Chiasso. It has never been so hot at this station. The previous high was 36.3 degrees on 29 July 1983. In the scorching heat of 2003, the maximum value in Stabio was 36.1 degrees. Biasca also experienced extreme heat on Friday afternoon with a temperature of 36.4 degrees Celsius. There, on June 17, the annual high for the southern part of the Alps was measured at 36.6 degrees. However, Switzerland’s maximum temperature remained untouched at 41.5 degrees Celsius in Grono in the Grisons of Misox.
Annual Record in Southern Grison
In Posciavo, Nota Bene, more than 1000 meters above sea level, measured 32.8 degrees. This was not only an annual record at this station, but also the fourth highest local temperature in the history of the measuring station. The record there is 34.3 degrees and was recorded in July 2019. But even in sta it was more than 30 degrees. Maria in Münstertal is about 1400 m above sea level. 30.5 degrees is even the second highest value measured there. The local high is also at 31.7 degrees since July 2019.
daily high in geneva
It was hot not only in the south. At Geneva airport it was also 37.2 degrees, its daily high, but on Tuesday it was already 38.1 degrees. The maximum value on Friday was 34 degrees in Wallace, 32 degrees was measured in Mittland.
not over yet?
There will be a slight drop in temperatures on Saturday behind the fault zone reaching us on Saturday night. It is 28 degrees in the east, 32 degrees in the west and about 33 degrees in the south. It will already be 30 to 35 degrees hot again on Sunday and Monday. After that, the development of the season is still uncertain. It is expected to remain in the middle of the summer, but is no longer in the range of absolute records.