Baguio shivers at 9.4 degrees Celsius, lowest so far this ‘amihan’ season

Published January 31, 2021, 1:41 PM

by Jhon Aldrin Casinas

Baguio City recorded its lowest temperature so far this “amihan” season at 9.4 degrees Celsius Sunday.

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(Photo By Zaldy Comanda / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the temperature was registered at 6 a.m.

The amihan or the northeast monsoon that continues to affect the country.

Baguio has experienced chilly days with temperatures ranging from 11 to 22 degrees Celsius since last week.

PAGASA said temperature in the country’s summer capital plunged to a chilly 10.4 degrees Celsius last Jan. 9.

The coldest temperature registered in Baguio was 6.3 degrees Celsius on Jan. 18, 1961.

The State weather agency said Baguio will still have cold days ahead with temperatures ranging between 11 to 24 degrees Celsius.