Macao's air temperature rises in 2021-Xinhua

Macao's air temperature rises in 2021

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-04-20 22:43:13

MACAO, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Macao's annual mean air temperature rose 0.2 degrees Celsius year on year in 2021 and 0.7 degrees Celsius above the climatological normal from 1991 to 2020, the special administrative region's (SAR) statistics service said on Wednesday.

The highest temperature of the year was 35.8 degrees Celsius in July, an increase of 0.3 degrees Celsius on a yearly basis, while the lowest temperature was 6.1 degrees Celsius in January, a fall of 0.6 degrees Celsius, the latest environment report released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) showed.

Meanwhile, total precipitation increased by 493.0 mm year on year to 2,206.2 mm.

There were eight tropical cyclones in 2021. Tropical cyclone signal No. 8 was hoisted when tropical storm Lionrock and Typhoon Kompasu hit Macao, showed the report.