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Springtime weather sweeps across Sweden

The Local/rm · 15 Apr 2011, 16:33

Published: 15 Apr 2011 16:33 GMT+02:00

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Temperatures will hold around 15 degrees Celsius in many places over the weekend and at the beginning of next week even warmer weather is forecasted.

“Monday to Wednesday can be really sunny and the temperature could reach 20 degrees,” Meteorologist Johan Groth from weather services company Storm Geo said to daily Aftonbladet.

According to Swedish Meteorological Institute (SMHI) spring temperatures have penetrated almost the whole expanse of the country, leaving only pockets in the very north where spring has not yet sprung, according to the agency.

The definition the institute uses to determine the onset of spring in Sweden is that the average temperature should be above freezing seven for seven days.

But Swedes wanting to shed their hats and gloves should beware because spring weather in Sweden is capricious.

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“Temperatures will resemble summertime in certain places of Sweden over the Easter weekend, but it is important to remember that the clear weather also makes temperatures fall quickly once the sun goes down. It can reach 0 degrees Celsius or we may even see minus degrees at night,” Groth warned Aftonbladet.

The Local/rm (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

17:13 April 15, 2011 by blondelover
By chance anyone know whos is that in that pic. Local always put this bikini lady to warm the eyes of readers.

I dont know who she releates to ozone layer even for that also local put her bikini pics.!

She is warming the entire sverige.!
17:29 April 15, 2011 by martiancat
luckily most of us have the brains to not lie about in a bikini at 15'... contrary to the picture. please use something more relevant next time.
17:31 April 15, 2011 by technoviking
Why are they posting culturally offensive pictures of bikini clad women here?

The Local should be more culturally sensitive and only use pictures showing modest women from the neck up.

With an optional add-a-veil application!
18:06 April 15, 2011 by Swedesmith
She should at least be wearing a burkini.
19:08 April 15, 2011 by Lostaussie
A face veil at least...the rest is ok though :)
23:02 April 15, 2011 by Muff
Not enough winter gloves on that woman to be sexy ):
00:42 April 16, 2011 by wxman
The Local has used her a number of times. I'd be satisfied with once.
02:18 April 16, 2011 by McChatter
Is this wee slip of a lass ALWAYS horizontal?
02:38 April 16, 2011 by MichiganLady
Not fair it was freezing this morning in Michigan, and snow expected Sunday. >:
04:02 April 16, 2011 by TheOneWhoTravels
Yeah the Muslim immigrants are going to do a fatwa on The Local because they showed a scantily-clad woman, lol!

She is supposed to be fully covered in a burqa! Face and all!

10:06 April 16, 2011 by martiancat
men, you just want to see bikinis, doesn't matter that 15'C is still sweater weather. just think of it on the cm scale... being the manly measures.
10:16 April 16, 2011 by Ginnersrule
It's my wife......... taken last year... thanks for the compliments guys :-)
10:19 April 16, 2011 by hilt_m
hey look it's that picture again pmsl without fail every time it's a story about the sun, then out she comes :D
13:12 April 16, 2011 by Swedesmith
Mona Sahlin was too busy to pose.
03:49 April 17, 2011 by BigBilly
15C! wow that is hot.
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