Since measurements began in Czechia almost two and a half centuries ago, there has not been a summer as hot as this year’s in Prague, when daily average temperatures reached 22.9 degrees Celsius.
In the former Jesuit monastery called the Klementinum, there has been a weather station since 1775. The monastery’s meteorological records indicate that temperatures this year have been ’extremely above normal’, with June being the hottest month of the summer.
The Czech Republic is also suffering a record drought this year, according to the Czech Academy of Science, 99 percent of the country’s territory has not had enough rainfall.
Source: MTI – Hungarian News Agency
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