More snow in Stockholm than nation's far north
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.