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June 'unusually' warm, say experts

Published on Jun 25, 2014 6:35 AM
Children enjoying themselves at a water fountain to battle the hot weather. -- PHOTO: BERITA HARIAN FILE

If you think this month has felt warmer than usual - especially at night - you are not mistaken.

The highest and lowest temperatures over the last fortnight have mostly been above the long-term average highs and lows for the month of June, according to figures from the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS).

On all but one day between June 9 and 23, the maximum temperature recorded at the Changi climate station exceeded the long-term average high of 31.3 deg C. On 11 of the last 15 days, the minimum temperature exceeded the long-term average low of 24.8 deg C.

"For June 2014 to date, the average daily minimum temperature is well above the long-term average," said an MSS spokesman. The average daily low for this month to date is 26.3 deg C.

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