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High day temperature, humidity in September

By Ajit Patowary

GUWAHATI, Oct 1 - The month of September this year left the Guwahatians distressed while bidding adieu to it. While the city was found recording high day temperatures at a stretch in the end part of the month, it also recorded high percentage of relative humidity during this period, adding to the discomfort of its residents.

Guwahati on Friday recorded a day (maximum) temperature of 36.1� Celsius (C), which was 1.2� Celsius above its normal for the month of September. The normal September day temperature for Guwahati is 34.9� Celsius.

Deputy Director General of Meteorology of the Borjhar-based Regional Meteorology Centre here, Dr S O�Neil Shaw said the average normal for the city was worked out based on the average September day temperatures of the last 30 years between 1981 and 2010.

However, he said the September highest day temperature recorded in Guwahati since the inception of its own meteorological observation system was 37.8� C in 2009.

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