Temperature of -34.5 degrees recorded in Šumava

The lowest temperature in the Czech Republic so far this winter was recorded in the Šumava mountains in the early hours of Saturday, with the Rokytská slať weather station registering -34.5 degrees Celsius. Other parts of Šumava also saw temperatures of -30 degrees Celsius or lower. There was also a deep freeze in north Bohemia on Saturday morning, with the mercury falling to between -15 and -20 Celius.

Author: Ian Willoughby