• According to the climate physique, May was additionally distinctive when it comes to its unusually delicate temperatures in peak summer time. The common most temperature over India throughout this era was the fourth lowest with 34.18 diploma Celsius since 1901.

By Jayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2021 02:20 AM IST

The month of May recorded the second highest rainfall within the nation since 1901 with 107.9 mm rain, 74% greater than the lengthy interval common of 62 mm, in line with the India Meteorological Department. The highest rainfall for May was final recorded in 1990 at 110.7 mm.

According to the climate physique, May was additionally distinctive when it comes to its unusually delicate temperatures in peak summer time. The common most temperature over India throughout this era was the fourth lowest with 34.18 diploma Celsius since 1901.

The lowest temperature for May was recorded in 1917 when it was 32.68 diploma Celsius and lowest since was in 1977 when it was 33.84 diploma Celsius. Northwest India additionally recorded its tenth lowest temperature at 33.88 diploma Celsius. May’s climate sample was largely influenced by extraordinarily extreme cyclonic storm Tauktae, which crossed the coast of Gujarat on May 17, and really extreme cyclone Yaas over Bay of Bengal which crossed the north Odisha coast close to Balasore on May 26. “We saw very high rainfall in May mainly because of the influence of two powerful cyclones. Also, there were many western disturbances also in May,” mentioned OP Sreejith, scientist, local weather monitoring and forecast, IMD Pune.

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