The findings of a preliminary balance sheet of the German weather service (DWD) on Friday. Accordingly, the temperature is around eleven degrees Celsius-two degrees above the long-term average. To precipitation of 390 litres per square metre fell; the average is around 560 liters. The sun showed itself just under 2200 hours, about 600 hours longer than usual. Thus, the state of a part of the Germany-wide weather trend. According to the DWD 2018 is one of the sunniest and warmest years since the beginning of the regular records. It is also one of the poorest rainfall years, since 1881. “The year of 2018 in a sign of climate change,” said DWD spokesman Andreas Friedrich.