Finland’s northernmost municipality, Utsjoki, broke the cold record for the second time this winter. The Kevojärvi weather station in the village of Kevo in Utsjoki will register a temperature of -32.2 ana on Wednesday evening.
According to a Tweet author Mika RantanenAccording to a researcher at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, this is the lowest temperature measured in Finland in November since 2010, when mercury dropped to -34 degrees at the same weather station.
Kevojärvi previously broke this year’s temperature record of -29 degrees on Monday night.
The station also registers the highest record temperature in Finnish Lapland this summer – 33.5 ℃ in July – which means a dramatic drop of 65 degrees in the last four months.
Winter weather has also hit other parts of northern Lapland, and in the villages of Nuorgam (-26 ℃) and Inari in Kaamanen (-25 ℃) and Nellim (-24 ℃) in the municipality of Utsjoki, mercury has fallen well below zero.
Source: The Nordic Page