This winter's new cold temperature record registered in Tarvastu ({{commentsTotal}})

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A new cold temperature record for this winter, -30.4 degrees Celsius, was registered at the weather station of Tarvastu in south Estonia on Thursday, spokespeople for the weather service said.

The measurement was recorded at 7 a.m.

The previous cold temperature record for this winter was -28.6 degrees Celsius, registered at the weather station of Narva in the country's northeast between 8 and 9 a.m. Wednesday.

The coldest temperature registered last winter was -20.7 degrees, measured at the weather station of Väike-Maarja on January 7.

The coldest temperature ever measured in Estonia is -43.5 degrees, recorded at the weather station of the regional capital Jõgeva in eastern Estonia on January 17, 1940.

Source: BNS