Offenbach (dpa) – According to a preliminary balance sheet, the summer was clearly too wet nationwide and in Hesse. This was announced by the German Weather Service (DWD) on Monday in Offenbach after the first evaluations of the results of its around 2000 measuring stations.
In total, there was an average of 270 liters of rain per square meter in the state, 48 liters more than the long-term average for the years 1961 to 1990. At the same time, according to the DWD, it was an average of 17.7 degrees 1.5 degrees warmer. When it comes to sunshine, June, July and August are almost exactly on target with 585 hours (586).
According to the forecast, August will not make up much ground in sunshine: On Tuesday, the last day of the meteorological summer, according to the DWD, it will initially be cloudy to heavily cloudy. During the day there can also be cheerful sections at times. In addition, it is 19 to 22 degrees warm, at high altitudes it remains around 16 degrees.
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