Between warm and icy – 17 degrees at night and -3 degrees at the same time – meteo



Sunday had the warmest February day locally, but the night on Monday was also locally very mild. In Sevelen, 17.6 degrees were measured at night with a hairdryer. At the same time, there were extreme temperature differences in the Central Plateau. On the Üetliberg 12 and at Zurich Airport -3 degrees were measured.


Hair dryer tower

A foehn storm that swept through the St.Gallen Rhine Valley was responsible for the high temperatures.

Fritz Schneider

© The  temperature differences in Switzerland were huge on Monday morning. Thanks to the foehn, it was extremely mild in the Alpine valleys. In Sevelen / SG the thermometer showed a value of 17.6 degrees in the early morning. In Glarus and Altdorf, the peak temperatures at night were 16 degrees. © The  foehn reached a maximum of 107 kilometers per hour in Altdorf.

In the Appenzeller Vorderland, the temperatures on Monday morning were 14 degrees.


Eschenmoos, Oberegg / AI

In slightly elevated areas it was extremely mild on Monday morning, like here in Oberegg / AI.

Oliver Lei

In the greater Zurich area alone, a temperature difference of 15 degrees

In the central plateau it was also very mild on the hills, while in the hollows it was icy cold. © The  temperature comparison in the greater Zurich area was exciting: On the Üetliberg it was around 12 degrees and at the same time at the airport, less than 10 kilometers away as the crow flies, -3 degrees. © The  situation was similar in Bern with up to 11 degrees on the Bantiger and -1 degrees in Zollikofen.

View from Studio Leutschenbach towards Säntis.


Icy in the north of Zurich

In the north of the city of Zurich, the temperatures were below 0 degrees early Monday morning.


On Sunday, locally warmest February day

On Sunday, the combination of the foehn and the very warm southerly current caused local record values. Sevelen measured 21.9 degrees, which was the highest February temperature there. © The  old record was dated February 21, 1998. © The re was also a new February record in Glarus. 19.4 degrees were measured there. © The  previous high of 18.8 degrees was measured both on February 3, 2002 and on February 27, 1994. It was extremely warm not only in the foehn areas, but also on the Jura heights. La Brévine makes the headlines with cold records in winter, but yesterday it was the warmth. On Sunday afternoon, the place in the Neuchâtel Jura recorded 15.4 degrees. Only on February 24, 1990, it was warmer there in February. In La Chaux-de-Fonds it was very warm with 15.9 degrees. © The re it was the fourth highest February temperature ever. Even today, similar temperatures can be expected in places.

The Rhine near Trübbach in the St. Gallen Rhine Valley on Sunday afternoon.



At Sevelen, the warmest February day since measurements began was recorded on Sunday.

Adrian Mark

[ source link ]

warm icy degrees night degrees time meteo


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here