Thermal underwear was a must in Gielas in the mountains near Vilhelmina on Saturday night, with the temperature plunging to -35.4 degrees. Sunday night was a little milder as meteorological agency SMHI’s thermometer noted -32 degrees in Vilhelmina.
Southern parts of the country also felt a decided nip in the air as temperatures fell to -20 degrees on Sunday night.
Weather experts expected somwhat milder weather on Tuesday with the dial creeping above zero in the south. But sub-zero temperatures are forecast to return to all parts of the country on Wednesday.
A high pressure belt with southwesterly winds is predicted to bring milder weather for the coming weekend.