Bahrain sees 4th hottest September
Manama, October 5, 2011
September this year was the fourth warmest on record in Bahrain, with the mean temperature during the month hitting 37.9C, said a spokesman from Civil Aviation Affairs Meteorology Affairs.
This was the same as in September 1999 and exceeded only by September 2001 and 2008 (38.7C), 2007 (38.5C) and 2010 (38.3C).
The spokesman said the mean minimum temperature of the month was the third highest on record at 30.3C.
It was only exceeded by September 2010 (31C) and 1951 (30.6C).
"The maximum temperature of the month was 40.4C on September 5, while the minimum was recorded at 26.9C on September 19."
The spokesman said the month set a new record for the lowest mean monthly relative humidity at 52 per cent, beating the old record of 53 per cent set in 2009.
"The month also set a new record for the lowest mean maximum relative humidity at 69 per cent, with the old record of 70 per cent being set in September 2009," the spokesman added. – TradeArabia News Service