This winter in the Novosibirsk region is one of ten snowy for the last 100 years, during the last three months in Novosibirsk 119 millimeters of rain fell — is 137% of the norm, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a representative of the Regional Hydrometeorological Renaud Yagudin.
Record of precipitation was in Novosibirsk winter of 1919-1920, when three months dropped 216 millimeters of rain.
"This winter according to weather stations located in different parts of Novosibirsk, on the amount of precipitation in the third to sixth place for 100 years. But winter is not over, in February snowfall continues. For example, on February 11 in the city fell 8.5 millimeters — on this date in the history of weather observations in longer was only February 11, 1946, when the sum of daily rainfall was 9.3 mm, "- said Yagudin.
On Thursday, heavy snowfall continued, February 15-16, is expected to decrease precipitation, and cold — up to 25-30 degrees Celsius at night. According Yagudin, February 17, may again be heavy precipitation.