BAGUIO CITY -— While scorching heat is experienced in different parts of the country, residents in the country’s summer capital are still enjoying a low temperature ranging from 16 to 26 degrees Celsius.
Wilson Lucando, weather observer at the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), revealed that from April 10 to present, Baguio’s temperature ranged from an average of 17 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius. The lowest temperature recorded during the period was 16 degrees Celsius, experienced on April 15 and 16.
On both days, the maximum temperature was just 20 degrees Celsius while the lowest maximum temperature of 19.8 degrees Celsius was recorded on April 13.
Lucando said this is a normal temperature experienced in the city during the season despite the summer heat.
“Normal na temperature ito sa Baguio (this is a normal temperature in Baguio),” he said.
The maximum temperature in Baguio is the minimum in other provinces of the country.
Tagaytay City in Cavite province which is known to have a cold temperature records a minimum of 21 degrees Celsius and maximum of 30 degrees Celsius.
Meanwhile, Tuguegarao City, known to be the hottest city in the entire Philippines, records a temperature range of 24 to 33 degrees Celsius. This same temperature is expected to be experienced until Friday, based on the weather forecast and outlook of the PAGASA weather division.
Metro Manila’s temperature reading on April 17 was from 25 to 33 degrees Celsius, which will rise to 34 degrees Celsius maximum starting today until Friday.
The same high temperature reading is being experienced in Laoag City, Olongapo and Angeles City, Lipa city, Legazpi City, Puerto Princesa, Iloilo, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Davao and Zamboanga City. Liza Agoot/PNA-northboundasia.com