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FM20 Realistic Weather 2.0

Real-life annual weather data from weatherspark.com and climatestotravel.com was used to optimize current weather patterns, and create new ones.

By on Jan 31, 2020   14024 views   5 comments
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Football Manager 2020 Data Updates - FM20 Realistic Weather 2.0
This file will do 2 things:

1. Help give the feeling of being in different countries. No longer does every region have a similar type of weather. For example, the Brazilian Amazon's Spring is now only 20% likely to be dry, instead of the original 60%(be prepared for delayed games!). It feels much more "tropical". The Spanish coast highly contrasts it, being most often very calm, dry, and mild. Originally, France used England's weather, and was 75% chance to be calm wind. Now, a match in France is 80% likely to be anywhere from breezy to extremely windy. Mexico will now either by dry or stormy. Swedish coast in the spring is no longer mostly 7-13 C, but can be anywhere from -7 to 21 C.

2. It will also, in some regions, increase whatever effect weather already has. Russian Siberia's winter is now TRULY cold, so if cold has ANY effect in the ME, it will be more apparent. Originally, winter in the Siberian region was mostly 0 to -7. It now is mostly -16 and below. On the other side, Mexican desert originally only reached 34 C at times. Now it can go above 43 C.

Can you battle the down-pour from Kyushu, Japan's typhoon season, the below -20 temps in Russia, the sweltering heat of Mexico, or the hot summers and monsoons in Senegal? Or do you prefer the mild, sunny Mediterranean side of Spain?


Version 1.0


Germany (optimized 4, added Central Germany)
Italy (optimized 4, added Italian Riviera)
France (No original patterns, added 3 specific to France, Atlantic Coast, South, and Inland)
Spain (optimized 7 original)
Brazil (optimized 13 original Made more tropical, with much more rain(while trying to prevent waterlogged fields every day), added warmer temps with colder sections, and better wind)
Portugal (minor changes)
Holland (No original patterns, added 2 specific to Holland, Coast and Inland. Added wind, less rain, better temps)
USA (optimized 29 original, fixed inaccurate weather/assignments)
Belgium (No original patterns, added 2 specific to Belgium, Coast and Inland)
Mexico (optimized to a wider range of temps, added Baja and Baja Desert, and more extreme heat in hottest areas)
England (optimized 3 original, added English SouthWest)
Scotland (optimized 1 original, added Scottish Highlands)
Russia (added COLD extremes for Siberia)
China (some changes)
Sweden (optimized basic temps)
Iceland (No original patterns, added 4 specific to Iceland, Northeast, Northwest, Southern, and Capital Region. Overall colder, rainier, and less windy than Norway)

No changes needed: Ireland, Wales, N. Ireland, Norway


Version 2.0


Argentina (fixed 3 original climates, added 1 climate, fixed season start dates, warmer winters, extreme rain changes, more wind)
Croatia (no changes)
Japan (added "typhoons", added wind)
Switzerland (added more rain)
Turkey (fixed temperatures, added seasonal rain)
Senegal (0 original - used southern america weather, added 2 unique climates, added "monsoons", massive rainfall for Southern in mid-year, hotter & longer summers, more northern wind)

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Downloads: 4187 / Size: 108.0 kB / Added: 2020-01-31
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Discussion: FM20 Realistic Weather 2.0

5 comments have been posted so far.

  • moonshine's avatar
    Thanks for this but can this be used alongside other mods like realistic pitch textures etc etc ?
  • FCK2017's avatar
    great but what about Denmark
  • baleks's avatar
    Realistic? Winter in Siberia it's not only 95% extrime cold!
  • majesticeternity's avatar
    majesticeternity Page Author6 months ago
    How to Install: Place in Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2020\editor data folder. Start a new save. When selecting the database(before Advanced Setup), be sure to select the checkbox to enable this file.
  • MICASYT's avatar
    how to install?
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