Bahrain Records Second Hottest Temperature Since 1902

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Meteorological Directorate reported in their monthly weather summary that the month of September goes on record as the second hottest September ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. Hot and humid weather dominated Bahrain during the month of September due to the moist easterly winds.

The mean temperature of the month was 34.5 C which is 2.1 C above the long-term normal and goes on record as second the highest mean temperatures for the month of September since 1902. This is the same as September 1998 and 2015 and only exceeded by September 2017 with a record of 34.6 C.

The mean maximum temperature of the month was 38.9 C which is 2.4 C above the long-term normal and goes on record as the second highest mean maximum temperatures for the month of September since 1946 and only exceeded by September 2017 with a record of 39.1 C.

The highest temperature recorded during the month was 41.5 C, which occurred on September 3 at Bahrain International Airport (BIA). During the month Bahrain had nine days with maximum temperature exceeding 40 C.

 

Source Credit: DT News

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