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More snow in Stockholm than nation's far north

Published torsdag 10 november 2016 kl 17.15
Meteorologist: You have to go back many years to get anywhere close to this
(3:44 min)
Snow in Stockholm
Snow-covered street and pavement in Stockholm on Wednesday. Credit: Karin Nilsson/Radio Sweden

Stockholmers were taken by surprise by the large amount of snow that hit the capital in the past few days. Radio Sweden asked a meteorologist just how unusual these amounts of snow are.

Marcus Sjöstedt is a meteorologist at SMHI, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute.

"I've got to say it's pretty early. We don't normally get a lot of snow in November, especially not as much as we've registered in the last twenty-four hours," he told Radio Sweden.

Stockholm currently has a lot more snow than some northern parts of Sweden – including Lapland.

"If you look at Kiruna for example, we have two centimetres of snow right now, while we have 39 centimetres in Stockholm," Sjöstedt said.

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