New Januarys were reached. Records of the minimum amount of sunshine duration at 5 meteorological stations: in Vilnius, where the Sun shone for just 5.1 hours. (the previous record was set in 1984.01 at 9.0 hours); 6.1 hours was measured in Varėna. (previous record – 10.5 hours in January 2011); In Utena – 6.6 hours. (previous record – 7.0 hours in 1986); Dūkšte – 8.7 hours. (previous record – 10.3 hours in 2011); Lazdijai – 13.5 hours. (previous record – 20.1 hours in 2002).
Other areas also fell short of the record, as the duration of sunshine in Lithuania was only 35% on average. month of January. norms, the report notes.
Regardless of individual records at meteorological stations, the duration of the sunshine of the whole country in January was recorded in Vilnius. the absolute minimum! The new record is 5.1 hours. (Vilnius, January 2023), and the former – 7.0 hours. (Utena, January 1986).
During the weekend, a colder air mass will cover Lithuania, the pressure will rise, so the probability of seeing at least the Sun shining through the cracks in the clouds will increase, the report predicts.
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