Estonia braces for colder than average December
A colder than average end to the year has been forecast by the Estonian Weather Service. In the middle of the month, temperatures may dip as low as -20°C.
Temperatures are predicted to fall below Estonia's usual average range of -2.7°C and +1.6°C and the level of precipitation is expected to be normal.
At the start of the month, it will be cloudy and moderately cold. Heavy rain is forecast on December 6 and 7.
After that, a cold blast from northern Scandinavia will move across the region causing the temperature to drop day by day. On clear nights it could fall as low as -20°C. It will be coldest in the middle of the month.
Temperatures will thaw a little as the new year approaches and rain is expected on several days.
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Editor: Mirjam Mäekivi, Helen Wright