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Query: European Winters In The Early 1920s

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Hi. I'm new to this forum (and largely to this subject) and hope somebody here can help me, even if only by pointing me toward other sources.

I need to get a general impression of weather conditions at these places and times:

Bucharest, winter of 1920-21

Nancy, winter of 1921-22

Belgrade, winter of 1921-22

Frankfurt, winter of 1922-23

Budapest, winter of 1922-23

It doesn't have to be precise day-by-day data - I just need to know, for example, if those winters in those locations were unusually bitter or unusually mild, whether there was exceptional snowfall, and so on.

(I'm a writer of historical fiction, among other things, and I like to get the facts right as far as I can!)


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A very interesting subject indeed, Weather History (AKA Mr Data) should be able to give you some info. Or Terminal Marine...?

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Welcome to netweather, barnabypage. Hope you enjoy the forums...good.gif

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Hi barnabypage, I can give you some general info

Bucharest, winter of 1920-21

Nancy, winter of 1921-22: drought continued from the summer for central and southern Europe during December 1921, Rhine unusually low. Cold mid January

Belgrade, winter of 1921-22: severe cold and snow during February 1922, Sarajevo was cut off by snow on the 9th Feb

Frankfurt, winter of 1922-23: cold, snowy mid December, mild February

Budapest, winter of 1922-23.: flooding on the Danube around the 14th Feb 1923

Can't find any specifics for winter 1920-21 in the Bucharest region but it was a very mild January across large parts of Europe

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