The summer goes, the autumn comes – this sometimes earlier, sometimes later. For many, Indian summer or golden October are among the favorite seasons. The changing landscape and an often special light mood contribute to this. But what makes autumn "golden"?
Also exceptionally warm over the weekend!
The warmest September ever measured ends much too warm, and October also starts with exceptionally high and sometimes even record-breaking temperatures. Towards the middle of the week, it will be a little less warm in the north, but not really autumnal cool. In addition, there is also quite a lot of sun until the beginning of the coming week. Below is a brief overview of the weather in the coming days.
The hydrological year 22/23
At the end of this month the hydrological year comes to an end in Switzerland – it always lasts from October 1 to September 30 of the following year. In the majority of the country there is no more precipitation until then, in the north and east the amounts are hardly worth mentioning. Therefore here already a rough review.
Week under the sign of Indian summer!
The last week of September will be characterized by Indian summer weather. After any fog has dissipated, there will be plenty of sunshine and only harmless clouds in between. After quite fresh mornings, it will also be warm during the day. Thus, September 2023 will clearly be the warmest since the beginning of measurements.
From foehn to heavy rain to Indian summer
In the coming hours, the weather trend points downward, a cold front brings rain and cooling. In the south and east, large amounts of precipitation accumulate until Saturday. Saturday will still be changeable, then the signs point to Indian summer!
Record low sea ice extent on a global scale
Typically, the lowest sea ice extent is reached in the Arctic in mid-September, while the highest is reached in the Antarctic. This time is therefore particularly suitable for taking stock of the past northern summer or southern winter.
The Dvorak technique
Vernon Francis Dvorak passed away on September 19, 2022, at the age of 93. He was an American meteorologist who developed a satellite data-based method for determining the intensity of tropical storms. It revolutionized the forecasting of their development and saved many lives over the years.
Partly very stressful pollen year 2023
The growing season and with it the pollen season is slowly coming to an end. The pollen year was characterized by a very early start to the season and by very high grass pollen concentrations in some areas, which led to an above-average number of complaints. A brief review.
Weather Newsflash World
Every day, the weather somewhere in the world makes headlines, be it through severe weather, new records or extraordinary phenomena. We cover the most significant weather events in detail in our own MeteoBlogs. The other interesting and important weather news are summarized in this Newsflash.
Late summer or Indian summer?
In the current weather reports hears in connection with the current fine weather phase again and again from Indian summer. However, this is wrong, this is later, currently we are in late summer. More about the difference and in which season we are according to nature below.