September was the hottest and driest month of the last 87 years

The month of September in mainland Portugal was the hottest of the last 87 years, classifying itself as extremely dry, the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) said Friday.

In September the average maximum air temperature (27.49 degrees Celsius) was higher than normal and the average minimum (12.42 degrees Celsius) Celsius) was lower than normal, the fifth lowest since 1931 “.

The period from 01 to 08 September was the hottest of the month, with 06 being the hottest, with an average temperature of 24.1 degrees Celsius (3.9 degrees more than normal).

The highest value of maximum air temperature occurred on September 7, with 33.1 degrees Celsius (plus 6.8 degrees to normal).


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