This winter is too long: survey
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Some 95% of us have had enough of winter and are longing for the spring, according to research by website weeronline.
This year temperatures were lower than average during December, January and February at 2.9 Celsius. Normal winter temperatures reach an average of 3.4 Celsius.
This winter was also wetter than normal with less sunshine. The west of the country in particular was affected by heavy snowfalls.
The coldest place was Herwijnen in Gelderland on January 23 with a temperature of -18 degrees.