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Monday the warmest day so far

Ben Kendall 2012-03-13

With temperatures above 17 degrees Celsius, Monday was the warmest day of the year so far in southern Sweden. In Gothenburg, the mercury reached as high as 13.1 degrees.

While Tuesday offers more of the same in the Gothenburg region - temperatures up to about 10 degrees Celsiuis - cooler air will come in over West Sweden on Wednesday and will stick around until the end of next week.

"Towards the end of next week, warm air will come in over the county [Västra Götaland] from the south-west and then temperatures can rise to 13 degrees Celsius or more," said Erik Rindeskär, meteorologist at Foreca to Göteborgs-Posten.

According to the weather site yr.no, the average temperature in Gothenburg during March is 2.0 degrees Celsius.

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