After icy record last week – Kvikkjokk is now Sweden’s warmest place

A file photo of snow covered trees in northern Sweden. (Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images)
  • Kvikkjokk was the coldest place in Sweden last Wednesday at with a temperature reaching as low as – 43.6 degrees Celsius.
  • But warm northwesterly winds have since brought a complete reversal.
  • Last night, Kvikkjokk in the northern mountains was the warmest place in Sweden at +0.9 degrees Celsius.
Feature Interview with Heather Exner-Pirot
For more on the yo-yo-ing weather in Kvikkjokk, listen to Radio Sweden’s full report.

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Norway: Polar heat record. July average above 10°C, The Independent Barents Observer

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