Sweden Experienced Its Coldest Weather In 58 Years After A Village In The Country's North Reported A Record-low Temperature.


January 7, 2024


The record-breaking cold weather was seen on Jan. 5 recently with -44.6C (-48.2F) in Vittangi in Kiruna municipality, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) said Tuesday

Sverker Hellstrom, an operations manager at SMHI, said they delayed the announcement to the public to be sure about such a cold record.

Sweden recorded its lowest-ever temperature in 1966 with -52.6C (-62.6F) in the Norrbotten region.