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  News   Nation  21 Nov 2020  Delhi records minimum temp of 8.5 deg C on Saturday

Delhi records minimum temp of 8.5 deg C on Saturday

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Nov 21, 2020, 10:40 am IST
Updated Nov 21, 2020, 10:40 am IST
The national capital recorded a minimum temperature of 8.5 degrees Celsius on Saturday
Delhi cold
 Delhi cold

New Delhi: The national capital recorded a minimum temperature of 8.5 degrees Celsius on Saturday, a day after the city witnessed its coldest November morning in 14 years.

The minimum temperature was four notches below the normal, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.

Delhi’s air qualityDelhi cold

At 7.5 degrees Celsius, Delhi on Friday recorded its lowest minimum temperature in the month of November since November 29, 2006, when the city recorded a low of 7.3 degrees Celsius.

Delhi had recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 11.5 degrees Celsius in 2019, 10.5 degrees Celsius in 2018 and 7.6 degrees Celsius in 2017 in the month of November.

The all-time record for the lowest minimum temperature in November is 3.9 degrees Celsius recorded on November 28, 1938.

Delhi’s air qualityDelhi cold

The minimum temperature this month, barring on November 16, has remained 2-3 degrees below the normal in the absence of a cloud cover, according to IMD officials.

The month of October was the coldest in 58 years in the national capital.

The mean minimum temperature in October this year was 17.2 degrees Celsius, the lowest since 1962, when it was 16.9 degrees Celsius.

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