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Spring has now arrived in most of southern Sweden

In Skåne, springtime flowers have bloomed early. File photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Published: 20.Mar.2019 07:18 hrs

As of Tuesday evening, spring has arrived to almost all of southern Sweden, including the Svealand region which includes Stockholm.

At 7pm on Tuesday, all of Götaland and parts of Svealand had had average daytime temperatures above 0C for seven days in a row, which is the threshold for measuring the start of spring in Sweden.

The first of the seven days of above-zero temperatures is considered the first day of spring, although it cannot be before February 15th, making March 13th the start of the season in much of eastern Svealand.

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