This year Victory Day was the coldest since the second world war. About it RIA Novosti said the weather center.
“The air temperature in the capital rose only 4.6 degrees above zero. It is the coldest Day of Victory since 1945. Then, 72 years ago, on 9 may, the air warmed up to plus of 7.6 degrees,” — said forecasters. It is noted that the morning an absolute temperature record for may 9 — minus 5.6 degrees — was recorded in the capital in 1918.
The Meteorologist added that at the beginning of the working week in Moscow is projected cloudy weather with clearings, in the morning hours is expected to rain and sleet. The average daily temperature is nine degrees below the climatic norm and corresponds to the beginning of April.
Within 36 hours of 8 and 9 may in Moscow fell to about 70 percent of monthly norm of precipitation, a component of 51 mm.
May 9 due to bad weather canceled the aviation part of the Victory Parade in Moscow. Planes and helicopters prepared to participate in the parade, returned to the airfield. A similar situation exists with the parade on 24 June 1945.