Tag Archives: winter

Berlin Weather in November: something of everything

Yes, we also had some serious November rain – but also sunshine, blue skies, stormy weather – and the first snow. There was basically something of everything. If you look at the average temperature for Germany, this November was the warmest for the past 130 years – even though temperatures dropped in the second half […]

Berlin Weather: There’s snow – so it must be winter

It’s cold, it’s wet, and thesky is gey – back to the ‘Berlin cloud’. Sometimes something wet comes falling from above.. but is it rain? ..or is it snow? Nobody knows. But there are some traces of last night here and there: and it looks like “snow”. So it must be winter. Temperatures are currently […]

Berlin Weather: Spring Time in January

After some weeks of Berlin’s typical mostly grey-grey-cloudy winter weather today the day began with a surprise: Good Morning Sunshine! Blue skies, a few fluffy clouds, mostly sunny. The temperatures are between 5°C and 10°C – in the sun it feels a bit warmer. Feels like perfect weather conditions for a coffee or a drink […]

Berlin Weather: The Berlin Winter Cloud

Today is a perfect day to say something about a Berlin weather phenomenon: Berlin Winter Cloud. It’s basically just one cloud – but it’s huge. There is no blue skies anywhere, and you can actually not even tell where the sun should be located. And The Berlin Winter Cloud can stay – for days – […]

Winter has come to town

Finally winter has arrived. Last night it snowed some impressive centimeters – and now “everything” is covered by a thin white layer of snow. And I guess I take the opportunity to move my sledging post from my previous Berlin Blog over here – so in case you are interested in riding a sledge down […]

Berlinale 2010 – Stars, Snow and about 400 Films

Tomorrow the 60th Berlin International Film Festival will open its doors to the public. Film fans, movie enthusiasts and business insiders are welcomed to choose from a broad variety of films from all over the world – this year almost 400 works from 18 different countries will be presented. Also this year the areas Retrospektive […]

BVG: public transport strike

Already yesterday most of Berlin’s public tranport system BVG went on strike – or actually of course the workers of the BVG went on strike – not the public tranport system itself. Anyways. The timing for this ‘biggest strike ever’ was quite perfect: snowy weather took the traffic problems to the next level.. Anyways – […]