UAE records hottest day of the year; temperature crosses 50.8°C

Earlier in July, temperatures had crossed the 50ºC-mark for the first time this summer

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Published: Sat 26 Aug 2023, 5:28 PM

Last updated: Sat 26 Aug 2023, 10:44 PM

The UAE on Saturday recorded the hottest day of the year, with the mercury touching 50.8°C.

According to the National Centre of Meteorology, the highest temperature recorded over the country was in Owtaid (Al Dhafra Region) in Abu Dhabi at 2:45pm.


Earlier in July, temperatures had crossed the 50ºC-mark for the first time this summer with the mercury touching 50.1°C for two consecutive days on July 15 and 16 in Bada Dafas (Al Dhafra Region) in Abu Dhabi.

Earlier this month, temperatures touched 50.2°C in Owtaid (Al Dhafra Region) on August 2. Temperatures then touched 50.3°C on August 25.


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