- Hans Weber
- December 4, 2023
Cooler Weather and Rain Relief Expected After Czech Republic’s Heatwave
After enduring scorching temperatures in recent days, the Czech Republic is poised for a significant shift in weather patterns. The Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) has forecasted a transition from the ongoing heatwave to cooler temperatures and increased rainfall by the end of the week.
While the heatwave is anticipated to persist until Saturday, temperatures are projected to gradually decrease starting Sunday. Daily maximum temperatures are expected to range between 18-23 degrees Celsius. Alongside the temperature drop, the sky is expected to become overcast, and widespread rain is anticipated across the country. This shift in weather is predicted to continue into the following week, with the possibility of thunderstorms reemerging.
Meteorologists have labeled the ongoing week as one of the hottest since 1931. Despite this, the forecast suggests that the subsequent four weeks, lasting until September 17th, will also feature above-average temperatures.
In addition to the temperature shift, the CHMI’s long-term projection includes expectations of above-average precipitation over the next 30 days. This is anticipated to bring relief to areas of the country grappling with drought conditions.
Residents of the Czech Republic are advised to adapt their clothing choices and take necessary precautions to guard against potential colds or flu during the transition to cooler weather.
The abrupt change in weather also carries implications for outdoor activities and planned events. With the anticipated rainfall, organizers of outdoor events may need to consider rescheduling or postponing their activities.
As the Czech Republic prepares for this notable weather transition, individuals are encouraged to stay informed about further updates and announcements from the CHMI. The dynamic nature of weather patterns underscores the importance of adaptability and preparation to ensure the well-being and safety of the population.
Article by Prague Forum