(ANSA) – NEW DELHI, NOV 30 – With an average minimum temperature of 10.2 degrees Celsius, November was the coldest recorded in the Indian capital for 71 years: the findings of the India Meteorological Department, reported today by the ‘PTI news agency.
The drop compared to the average minimum temperatures last year, which stood at 15 degrees, is very strong. On average, the agency writes, the November minimum temperature in recent decades had been 12.9.
In the last century, before 1949, the coldest winters in the time series of the India Meteorological Department were those of 1938, with 9.6 degrees, while a grip of cold had attacked the Indian capital a few years earlier, in 1930 and 1931, with average minimums of 8.9 and 9 degrees.
The phenomenon of this November was anticipated by a particularly cold October, which saw the lowest lows since 1962, with an average of 17.2 degrees. (HANDLE).
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