We rarely experience perfect bathing weather for weeks after the end of the holiday.
We seldom sweated that much in September. Yesterday the maximum value was 30.2 degrees (Waidhofen an der Ybbs). For today even 31 degrees are forecast (see table on the right). The heat is currently bringing us high “Leiki”. The powerful high is named after the Austrian radio presenter Wolfgang Leikermoser, to whom his colleagues at Antenne Bayern “gave” the name of the high.
Comeback. Even if Thursday is cooler again – this is the fault of the low “Timona” – after that the summer celebrates a comeback. Initially in the west with up to 28 degrees, from Monday also in the east with 27 degrees.
The ZAMG experts started their statistics computers for AUSTRIA. It is currently around 10 degrees too hot for the time of year. Normal temperatures would be just over 20 degrees (see below).
A mega-run on ice cream parlors begins at 30 degrees
Long season. The “old women summer” is a hit. There is still a lot going on in the pools for this time of year. In Vienna alone, 7,400 people swam in the city’s outdoor pools yesterday. On Sunday there were even 14,000. “We will close next Sunday, but we will be open a week longer than last year,” said spokesman Martin Kotinsky to AUSTRIA.
The ice cream parlors are also the winners of the late heat wave. An old industry wisdom: At 30 degrees there are 50 percent more customers.
Eskimo Austria boss Gunnar Widhalm: “We at Eskimo are of course delighted with the summer extension. One thing is certain: Even if it stays that warm until November, there is still enough of the ice cream. “