Metro Manila temperature drops to 18.5ºC
Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - February 5, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila’s temperature dropped anew to 18.5 degrees Celsius yesterday morning, the coldest recorded in the capital so far this northeast monsoon season, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

Senior weather forecaster Chris Perez said the lowest temperature was recorded at 6:30 a.m. at the PAGASA Science Garden in Quezon City.

Yesterday’s coldest temperature in the National Capital Region matched its previous record of 18.5 degrees Celsius registered on Feb. 1.

Perez said the northeast monsoon would continue to bring cold winds over the country this month. 

In Baguio City, the coldest temperature was recorded at 4:50 a.m. yesterday at 11 degrees Celsius.

PAGASA recorded the coldest weather in the country’s summer capital so far this year at 10.6 degrees on Feb. 1.

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