Published On: Wed, Mar 12th, 2014

Thermometers reached 99ºF yesterday

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The heat keeps rising in Merida and yesterday the warmest temperature so far this year was registered, according to the Meteorological Observatory, the thermometer reached 37.7ºC (99.8ºF), surpassing the temperature recorded last Sunday, which was 37.2ºC (98.9ºF). The minimum was 20.5ºC (68.9ºF), 95% humidity and winds of 25.9 km/h (16 mph).

Mérida has remained wrapped in a warm to very hot weather for the last five days, due to the influence of a high pressure system in the region.

Today, a trough will be located on the Peninsula, generating potential thunderstorms in Merida, which is expected to continue causing warm thermal sensation, with a high temperature of 33ºC (91.4ºF) and a low of 21ºC (69.8ºF), with a humidity of 83% and UV index of 10 points, which is very high and it is recommended to avoid the sun between 11am and 4pm, take full precautions, wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

For tomorrow, isolated thunderstorms are expected, however, according to the National Water Commission (Conagua)  Mérida will have a maximum temperature of 29ºC (84.2ºF) with a minimum of 17ºC (62.6ºF), due to the entrance cold front no. 42.

Photo by http://www.conagua.gob.mx

Photo by http://www.conagua.gob.mx

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