Chongqing may have fewer scorching days this year
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Chongqing witnessed 20 days of high temperatures last mid-summer. Will Chongqing have similar weather this year?
The current meteorological data shows that it may rain two times from late July to early August in Chongqing, but the rainfall was lower than that of last month. There was a period of alternate rain and sunshine, and several days of high temperatures this summer. With rainfall to lower the temperature, Chongqing had fewer scorchingt days this year. According to the forecast, during the first half of August, the temperature in most parts of Chongqing will be 2 to 4 degrees Celsius lower than last year. “It is a long-term forecast, and there will be lots of uncertainties. Chongqing Meteorological Observatory will track atmospheric, oceanic, and other signals, and strengthen efforts in research and analysis, climate monitoring, and consultation to revise climate predictions timely,” said Tang Hongyu, chief engineer of Chongqing Climate Center.
Good news! Upcoming rainfall to lower the temperature
The hottest days of 2023 arrived on July 11, the number of which reached 40. It is the ninth consecutive year that has seen 40 hottest days of the season since 2015.
When will it rain? According to Chongqing Meteorological Observatory, the weather will be mainly cloudy or sunny, and the daily maximum temperature in some areas will exceed 40℃ before noon on July 13. From afternoon to night on July 13, the weather will change to showers and thunderstorms in most places of Chongqing and showers or thunderstorms with gusts of wind in parts of the central, western, and northeast regions of Chongqing. The highest temperature in urban Chongqing will then drop to about 32℃. (Translated by Yuki, Fathom Language Limited)