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Record warm weather in Czech Republic continues

12 September 2016

Prague, Sept 10 (CTK) - An unusually warm weather has lasted in the Czech Republic in the past days and yesterday has been the so far warmest day of the current heat wave, the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMU) has said on its website.
Record high temperatures for September 11 were measured at 96 meteorological stations out of the 146 stations in the Czech Republic, measuring temperature daily for at least 30 years. On Saturday, records were beaten at 46 stations.
The highest temperatures were registered in the Central Bohemia Region.
Out of the total of 246 stations measuring temperature in the country, 80 registered temperatures over 30 degrees Celsius.
The absolutely highest temperature of 32.2 degrees Celsius was measured in Prague-Karlov yesterday.
On Saturday, the record high temperature of 31.8 degrees Celsius was measured in Rez near Prague.
Temperature records were beaten yesterday at six stations with more than 100-year tradition: in to Opava, Prerov, both north Moravia, Tabor, south Bohemia, Teplice, north Bohemia, Havlickuv Brod, east Bohemia, and Semcice, central Bohemia.
The oldest station is in Prague-Klementinum where temperature has been registered since 1775.
Hot and dry weather with temperatures around 30 degrees Celsius in the afternoon will continue in the following days. A slight temperature drop and precipitation are forecast for Friday only.

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