Spring 2022 in Berlin and Brandenburg was characterized by little precipitation, relatively mild temperatures and numerous hours of sunshine. With only around 55 liters of precipitation per square meter from March to May, the capital was the driest area in Germany, as the German Weather Service (DWD) announced on Monday. For comparison: the long-term average was around 132 liters per square meter.
According to initial calculations by the DWD, the average temperature in Berlin was 9.9 degrees, above the long-term average of 8.7 degrees, so that the capital was classified among the comparatively warm regions. The sun showed up for more than 680 hours (507 hours).
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According to the data, Brandenburg was the second driest federal state this spring with a rounded up of 60 liters of precipitation per square meter. With locally less than 40 liters per square meter, the Uckermark and the Oderbruch were among the regions with the lowest rainfall.
The DWD climate experts calculated an average temperature of 9.1 degrees for the country, which was also well above the long-term average of 8.2 degrees. In addition, the sun also shone much longer in Brandenburg – namely 685 hours.
Nationwide, spring 2022 was clearly too warm again, after temperatures that were clearly too cool last year interrupted a series of springs that were too warm in Germany.
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