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Read what the India Meterological department says about the month-March?

The India Meteorological Department on Monday reported that March was the third warmest in 121 years in terms of monthly average maximum temperature.

The IMD’s study for the month told the noted monthly average maximum, minimum and mean temperature for the country as a whole during March this year are 32.65 degrees Celsius, 19.95 degrees Celsius and 26.30 degrees Celsius, respectively, against the normal 31.24 degrees Celsius, 18.87 degrees Celsius and 25.06 degrees Celsius based on the climatology years 1981-2010.

“The all India average monthly maximum temperature during March 2021 with 32.65 degrees Celsius is the warmest in the last 11 years, and third warmest in the last 121 years with 2010 and 2004 as the ever warmest and second warmest month with 33.09 degrees Celsius and 32.82 degrees Celsius, respectively,” the IMD said.

Several parts of the country had reported temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius in March.

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