Last Sunday, October 14, turned out to be abnormally warm in the Czech Republic. On Saturday, record temperatures were seen at 28 stations that have been in operation for 30 years or more. The highest temperature, 25.1 degrees Celsius, was registered in Husinec, in the outskirts of Prague.
According to the forecast of meteorologists, the warm and sunny weather will last in the Czech Republic until the end of this week.
The average temperature in the Czech Republic in October (Oct 8-Nov 4) between 1981 and 2010 was 7.5 °C. The lowest average temperature, reported in 1997, was 4.2 °C, and the highest was 10.4 °C in 2000.
Temperatures are only expected to drop towards the end of October. Precipitation for the whole-four-week period should not exceed the long-time average.
The period from April to the end of September was the warmest since 1775, with an average temperature of 20.1 degrees Celsius.