Minimum temperature drops to 19.4 degrees in Mumbai

Minimum temperature drops to 19.4 degrees in Mumbai

On Wednesday, November 11, Mumbai experienced a cool weather, as the minimum temperature dipped to 19.4 degree Celsius.

The minimum temperature at the city's Santacruz observatory on Tuesday dipped to 19.4 degree Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 22 degree Celsius.

Meanwhile, the maximum temperature continued to remain high. According to Mumbai Indian Meteorological Department's (IMD) website, on Wednesday, Santacruz and Colaba recorded a high temperature of 34.5 degree Celsius and 32.5 degree Celsius respectively.

Mumbai had recorded 19.7 degrees Celsius on November 7, but the minimum temperature kept fluctuating thereafter. It increased to 25 degrees Celsius on November 8 and then dropped back to 23 degrees Celsius over the weekend.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) attributed the drop temperatures to the easterly to northeasterly winds direction.

The drop in temperature also impacted the city’s air quality on Wednesday. According to the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the city's overall Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday was 215, which is considered to be poor.

The AQI reaching to ‘hazardous’ levels (especially in the later stages of winter) has been a concern for many years. However, on Tuesday, Mumbai had recorded its lowest minimum temperature of the season so far.

Most parts of interior Maharashtra and Mumbai recorded cold conditions over the past two days with the lowest minimum temperature:

SantaCruz: 19.2
Colaba: 22.5
Pune: 11.3
Baramati: 11.9
Aurangabad: 12.5
Mahabaleshwar: 13.6
Nashik: 11.8
Dahanu: 19.8
Jalgaon: 12
Kolhapur: 16
Satara: 12.8
Solapur: 13
Chandrapur: 8.6
Parbhani: 10.1
Yavatmal: 9.5
Gondia: 10.5
Nagpur: 11.5

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