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Delhi heat breaks records in March, no rains witnessed

April 1, 2022 9:16 PM |

Delhi has been hot and dry throughout the month of March and has ended on a high note, temperature wise.

The month of March ended at 32.9 degrees against normal 29.6 degrees, which is 3.3 degrees higher than the monthly normal levels, a huge gap. All 9 districts of Delhi remained completely dry with no rains resulting in 100 percent deficiency.

Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions prevailed over many parts. The second half of the month of March was very hot, where maximums were running 5 to 10 degrees above normal levels. Hottest pockets were Narela, Pitampura and Najafgarh. Lodhi Road also crossed 40 degrees. However, base observatory at Safdarjung has not touched 40 degrees yet.

Usually, the maximums in March settles at around 26-27 degrees and goes up to 33 degrees, this time, the maximums went up to 39.6 degrees, which is about a 14 degree rise.

This has been a record breaking one, being the fifth highest in March since 1951, with the highest March average being in 1953 at 34.4 degrees. Last year was hotter than this time at 33.1 degrees.

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