As on Tuesday it was very warm again on Wednesday: according to Meteonews, the peak of the previous day (31.8 degrees) was even exceeded by 33.1 degrees. The current temperatures are not, however, the highlight of the year: it was reached on August 5 in Sion with a proud 36.2 degrees.
Lifeguards start to sweat in 2018
According to Meteonews, this may have been the last heat day this year. A look back in history, however, shows that some heat days are still possible after the end of August. For example, on September 6, 1949, 35 degrees were measured in Basel.