The Czech Hydro-meteorological Office says this winter has been one the warmest ever in this country.
Temperatures in the months of December, January and February were above long term average.
The daily air temperature from December 1, 2018 to February 28 was 3.6° C. This is 3.3° more than the average value of many years of observations.
The oldest Czech meteorological station, Prague’s Klementinum, has been monitoring temperatures since 1775. In recent times, both summer and winter high temperatures have broken records.
The warmest of winters ever recroded was in 2006/2007, when the average temperature was 5.8 degrees Celsius.