Record #cold in #Siberia

Record Cold Alert

On the last working day of the outgoing week, most of Siberia was in the high pressure field formed by the anticyclones – the Arctic and Kazakhstan. During the night and early morning hours, intensive cooling took place and instrumental observations of the weather were updated in a number of settlements in the region .

In the village of Novy Port, which is located in the Yamal-Nenets District, the thermometer fell to -3, which is 2.5 degrees lower than the long-term value, and became a new absolute minimum for September 13, the previous -2.9 degrees was observed 17 years ago. In Aleksandrovsky (Tomsk Oblast) it was -3.2 (4.4 degrees lower than the climatic norm), the previous record of September 13 -3 lasted 18 years. In the village of Mamakan (Irkutsk Region), the new absolute minimum temperature is -4, which is 0.6 degrees lower than the previous one recorded in 2003.

On the night of September 15, in the Yamal-Nenets Okrug and the Irkutsk Region, when clearing, frosts are expected to reach -6 degrees.

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