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What surprises prepares weather in New Year's Eve

December 27 2005
10:30

The first month of winter on the wane. Recently, the weather always presents us with surprises that in the form of wet rain and slush, in the form of snow, which did not stop for several days.

Nevertheless, forecasters insist on New Year's weather will be the most that neither is winter: cold and snow. Now in order.

On Wednesday 28 December weather is the same as in the past few days: day -7 ...- 9 ° C at night and -12 ° C. The sun is unlikely to indulge us with his presence will be cloudy a chance of light snow. All this is a consequence domination over the median strip of moderate continental air masses. Most likely, such atmospheric conditions will continue until the end of the week.

Weather forecasters say that temperatures, which keeps the last few days following the climatic norm by 3-5 ° C. But in general, in December of this year was warmer than it should be, about 1,5 ° C. Nor was there likely will not be this year and the traditional December frost, who are supposed to strike during the first winter month, about three times. Only in the north suburbs the thermometer fell to -19 ...- 20 ° C.

By the way, record cold in December issued in 1892. Then, before the New Year were incredible cold: the thermometer dropped to -38,8 ° C.

In general, residents of Moscow frost, ice and snow drifts absolutely frightening. On the roads formed huge traffic jams not only at peak hours, but on weekends, when everyone leaves for New Year's gifts.

Articles, starting from December 22, the length of daylight increases by one to two minutes daily.

By the last day of the year in the nation was made to judge the nature of the weather in January. So, if in the next two days will drop a lot of frost, hence, on Christmas Eve will fall in deep snow, but if you hit a frost - cold hold out until the Epiphany. By the way, anyone who wants to carry out the old year, it is recommended to do it not five minutes before the 1 January, but much earlier - on the night of 30 to 31 December. According to ancient custom, at this time burn just cobbled together of snowmen, and then look: if the flame went out on the snow mass fast, then all the Christmas week (from 7 to 19 January) will be clear and sunny.

According to the newspaper "Life"


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