Heatwave Threatens Nordic Crops as Lapland Gets New Heat Record
Rovaniemi, Lappi, Finland
Jul 18, 2018
As the chart below shows, there’s no let up until early August when the temperatures could start to fall back toward more normal summer levels. Even in Finnish Lapland, the home of Santa, a new heat record of 33.4 degrees Celsius (92 Fahrenheit) was reached on Wednesday.
Utqiagvik logs more than 60 days above freezing
Utqiagvik, Alaska, United States
Sep 6, 2019
From unseasonal rainfall to early flooding and record heat, this summer has seen a lot of strange and concerning weather events across the Northwest Arctic and North Slope. That's not changing as summer comes to an end.
Alaska Public Media