June was hottest month for Bahrain since 1902

Aug 18, 2019

June was hottest month for Bahrain since 1902

Bahrain [UAE] August 18: Bahrain Meteorological Directorate (BMD) reported that the month of June 2019 goes on record as the hottest June ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902.
The mean temperature of the month was 36.3°C which is 3.9°C above the long-term normal for June and this goes on record as the highest mean temperatures for the month of June since 1902. The old record was 35.7°C in June 2018, Bahrain News Agency reported on Tuesday.
The mean maximum temperature of the month was 40.9°C which is 4.5°C above the long-term normal and this goes on re°Cord as the highest mean maximum temperatures for the month of June since 1946. The old record was 40.2°C in June 1999.
During the month Bahrain had 20 days with maximum temperature exceeding 40 C. This goes on record as the highest number of days with maximum temperature exceeded 40 °C for June since 1946. The old record was 17 days in June 2006 & 2009.
The highest temperature recorded during the month was 45.3°C which occurred on the June 30 at Bahrain International Airport and this goes on as the seventh highest maximum temperature for the month of June since 1946 at Bahrain International Airport. Note that the highest temperature recorded in Bahrain for June was 46.6°C which occurred on June 20, 2010 at Bahrain International Airport.
The highest temperature recorded in the month at Bahrain International Circuit was 48.3°C on June 28 and 29 and at Durrat Al Bahrain was 47.5°C on June 28.
The mean minimum temperature of the month was 32.3°C which is 3.5°C above the long-term normal and this goes on record as the second highest mean minimum temperatures for the month of June since 1946 and only exceeded by June 2018 with a record of 32.4°C.
The lowest temperature recorded was 29.7 C set on the June 4 at Bahrain International Airport but recorded 26.9 C on the June 23 at Durrat Al Bahrain.
The mean relative humidity for June was 41% whereas the mean maximum relative humidity was 64% and the mean minimum relative humidity was 22%.
June 2019 was the second sunniest June since the sunshine records began in 1968 whereby the monthly total hour of sunshine recorded was 371.1 hours and only exceeded by June 2017 with a record of 371.4 hours.
Source: Khaleej times