Today, Delhi has recorded the highest maximum of the season. Palam recorded 39.1 degrees whereas Safdarjung recorded 36.9 degrees.
Although the highest temperature for Safdarjung in the month of April usually reaches in the later half. During the last one decade, Safdarjung has witnessed a peak maximum, around April 20 or after April 20. On three occasions maximum temperatures reach on April 17 and 18.
Similarly, the maximum of Palam usually remains much higher than Safdarjung. Palam also witnesses the peak maximum in the later half of April.
Record for Palam in the month of April is 45.3 degrees, which was established on April 25th in 1970. Record for Safdarjung is 45.6 degrees, established on April 29th in 1941.
We expect that now temperatures will increase gradually in Delhi and may surpass 40 degrees marks in the next two to three days. Dry weather conditions will continue for the next two days which will help in the increase in temperatures.