Forecasters predict the onset of hot weather in Moscow and several other regions of the country. In their opinion, almost the entire week, starting from Monday to Saturday, will be hot. Only July 9 and July 10 will come a short two-day cool.

Anatoly Tsygankov, deputy head of the Roshydromet situational center, explained to RT that the weather in Moscow is hot through Astrakhan and Volgograd.

“This year it turned out that the tropics are very hot ... If you look at yesterday’s temperatures, in the Astrakhan region it was almost +39 ° C, in Volgograd it was +37 ... + 38 ° C, in Moscow it wasn’t so hot, but the heat was still comes close equally. We are saved by the proximity to the Arctic, we have (near. -  RT ) the Barents Sea, where temperatures are lower now, for example, in Murmansk it is +18 ° C, it is much colder there, ”the specialist explained.

During the week, according to Anatoly Tsygankov, variable cloud cover, intermittent rain and thunderstorms are expected in some places. The wind will change from south to north. 

“On Tuesday, according to forecasts, + 30 ... +32 ° С, on Wednesday + 29 ... +31 ° С. On Thursday, as I said, there will be an influx of cool air, expected + 22 ... +27 ° С, on Friday + 20 ... +25 ° С. On Saturday there will be a cloudy temperature, previously + 24 ... +29 ° С. Maybe the forecast will change, but overall it will be very warm, ”the weather forecaster concluded.

Earlier, Tatyana Pozdnyakova, chief specialist of the Moscow Weather Bureau, told RT about the weather that awaits Muscovites and residents of the Moscow Region at the beginning of the week. 

“The atmospheric front that gave us heavy rains will shift east on Sunday and we will be in the warm sector of the Atlantic cyclone,” she explained.

According to weather forecaster, the air temperature will be quite high. In Moscow it is expected + 28 ... + 30 ° С, in the region - + 25 ... + 30 ° С. Monday and Tuesday are not likely to rain. 

Nevertheless, on Wednesday, July 8, according to Pozdnyakova’s forecast, the influence of the next atmospheric front will affect and, despite the fact that the air temperature will be as high (+ 30 ... + 31 ° С), short-term rains are possible. 

“That is, the weather is rather unstable, the air temperature is 4-5 ° C higher than the climatic norm and rain showers. In the climate language, the typical weather is the tropics, ”summed up Tatyana Pozdnyakova.

Regarding the forecast for the remaining two months of summer, the leading specialist of the Phobos center, Yevgeny Tishkovets, on the air of Moscow 24, said that July and August “do not cause alarm”. According to him, these months in the capital there will be no extreme parameters for cold or precipitation.

The temperature regime will be maintained within the framework of the climatic norm until the end of summer: up to +15 ° С at night and up to +25 ° С in the afternoon, Tishkovets noted. At the same time, the weather forecaster did not exclude “temperature holes” in the second half of summer.

Heat in the regions

According to information on the website of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, hot weather and temperatures above +40 ° C are expected in the coming days in various regions of the country.

So, on June 6, weather forecasters predict strong heat in the Volgograd region - the temperature can reach even +42 ° C. In Kabardino-Balkaria and North Ossetia - up to +38 ° С.

In addition, at the beginning of the week, abnormal heat will come to the Saratov, Rostov, and Astrakhan regions.

It is noted that a high, sometimes extreme fire hazard during this period will be in Bashkortostan, the Southern, North Caucasian Federal Districts, Chelyabinsk, Kurgan, Kemerovo Regions, Altai Territory, Evenki Municipal District of Krasnoyarsk Territory, Chukotka Autonomous District.

Temperature records

Forecasters of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia note that the first month of the summer in Russia as a whole turned out to be very warm. Its average temperature closed the first three of the highest values ​​in the entire history of meteorological observations since 1891. June was only warmer in 2012 and 2016. However, the temperature background of the month turned out to be uneven. 

The scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center, Roman Vilfand, previously told RBC that the first half of 2020 was the warmest in the history of meteorological observations. From January to June, weather forecasters recorded different temperature records in many regions of the country.

“The first six months of 2020 were the warmest in the history of instrumental meteorological observations in Russia,” said the weather forecaster.

January 2020 was declared the warmest in Russia over the past 140 years. In April, in the European part of the country the average temperature exceeded the norm by five degrees. In May, Villefand said that the extremely warm weather in Western Siberia lasted at least 40 days, which became an “extreme event”.