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Baguio City chill: Temp drops to 3-year low of 9.4 °C

/ 08:27 AM February 21, 2020

BAGUIO CITY – The nippy morning temperature in this summer capital dropped further to 9.4 °C on Friday, the lowest in the last three years.

The record- low temperature was recorded at 6 a.m at the synoptic station of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) here.

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The cold weather is caused by the “amihan,” or northeast monsoon season, which prevails between October and early March, Pagasa said.

On Wednesday, the coldest morning was recorded at 7:45 a.m. at 10 °C.

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The lowest temperature here in 2018 was 11.2 °C recorded on March 11, while the coldest temperature last year, 9.8 °C, was recorded on January 28.

In 2017, the mercury dropped to 7.3 °C on February 14.

The lowest temperature recorded in the city was 6.3 °C on January 18, 1961.

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