January and February had been the third and second warmest winter months in 121 years in terms of imply and minimum temperatures respectively, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) report mentioned on Tuesday. Both the minimum and imply temperatures in February for northwest India had been warmest since 1901, the report added.
In terms of imply temperature in January-February, 2016 recorded 21.80 diploma Celsius, adopted by 21.58 diploma Celsius in 2009 and 21.43 diploma Celsius in 2021. The different two years with an all-India imply temperatures for the 2 months are 2006 (21.39 diploma C) and 2017 (21.37 diploma C).
In terms of minimum temperature, the 2 months in 2021 recorded 15.39 levels Celsius. The different 4 years with warmest January-February since 1901 are: 2016 (15.53 levels C), 2009 (15.30 levels C), 1926 (15.29 levels C), 1912 (15.28 levels C).
In its report for January launched final month, the IMD had mentioned the minimum temperature recorded in the nation in the course of the month was the warmest for the month in 62 years.
Spatial temperature sample over India reveals common month-to-month most temperatures in January had been under regular by 2-Four diploma Celsius throughout the Indo-Gangetic plain and pockets over south Punjab and north Haryana at its west, and over Bihar at east had considerably under regular temperature with 3-Four diploma Celsius decrease than regular.
South India was very hot. The area was the warmest in January in 121 years, with 22.33 levels Celsius in south India, adopted by 22.14 levels Celsius in 1919 and 21.93 levels Celsius in 2020 because the second and third warmest months.
Central India was the warmest (14.82 levels Celsius) in the final 38 years after 1982 (14.92 levels Celsius), whereas 1958 with 15.06 levels Celsius was the warmest in the 1901-2021 interval.
However, the utmost temperatures in January had been under regular, the IMD mentioned.
An evaluation for 1901-2021 reveals that the all-India common minimum temperature in January 2021 was 14.78 levels Celsius. The January of 1958 recorded an analogous month-to-month minimum temperature.
The January of 1919 recorded 15 levels Celsius and it stays the warmest January to this point.
“So January 2021 has also become the warmest in 62 years after 1958,” the IMD mentioned.
In its summer season forecast for March-May, day temperatures are prone to be above regular in north, northeast, elements of east and west India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) mentioned Monday in its summer season forecast for March to May.
However, it has forecast a probability of under regular temperatures in south and the adjoining central India.