Haparanda recorded its coldest July temperature in 150 years, Photo: Thord Nilsson/Scanpix.
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Confirmed: July had bad weather

In what will hardly come as a surprise to anyone living in Sweden, after record rain in June, the weather authorities say July saw more rain than normal in most of the country.

Moreover, with the exception of July 26th, there was lightning somewhere in Sweden every single day of the month. And many places in northern Sweden recorded their coldest July in more than 15 years. And at 2.2 degrees Celsius, Haparanda in the north recorded its coldest July day in 150 years.

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