He National Metereological Service presented on February 17 a preliminary report showing the record temperatures reached this summer. Today, March 1, the SMN confirmed via Twitter what we are facing one of the hottest summers since 1961.
The February report had anticipated a strong 2022/2023 summer season. Since November, as explained by the SMN“very hot conditions prevail in the national territory and the heat waves consistently break records”.
Likewise, the Meteorological Service detected a “spatial evolution” of the extreme heat conditions during the first days of February; that surprisingly, they turned from south to north.
What were the cities most affected by the heat?
He SMN He stressed that the heat wave was recorded in various cities of Argentine territory. An example of this was the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, which broke a new record. “The hottest summer in its history since 1906”, according to another tweet from National Metereological Service.
Other cities that broke records were El Bolsón, with 38.5°; San Luis with 39.2°, Rosario with 39.5°, Pehuajó with 40.6°, among several others. According to the report, records were broken in a total of 27 cities
The longest heat wave…
Another record reached this season was that some cities not only registered high temperatures, but that they were maintained for several days. Heat waves were recorded that lasted 8 days. This happened in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires and in Flowers.
BF / ED
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