MANILA, Philippines – Tuguegarao City, capital of Cagayan province, has recorded the hottest temperature in the Philippines, the state weather bureau said.
Which place in the Philippines is the hottest?
For the third time, Dagupan City in the province of Pangasinan set a record for the highest heat index in 2021, so far. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Dagupan City registered a heat index of 53°C on Friday, May 14.
What is the hottest temperature in the Philippines?
Data from PAGASA showed that the hottest temperature in the country was recorded in Tuguegarao, Cagayan on April 22, 1912 and May 11, 1969 at 42.2 degrees Celsius. In Metro Manila, the hottest temperature was registered at 38.6 degrees Celsius on May 17, 1915.
Why is Tuguegarao the hottest place in the Philippines?
[Tuguegarao and Echague] are part of Cagayan Valley naman. (Because Dagupan City is part of the Agno River Valley, so the whole valley is really hot. … This also probably explains why the highest recorded air temperature in the Philippines of 42.2 degrees Celsius was also recorded in Tuguegarao, Cagayan on May 11, 1969.
Which city had the highest temperature?
Currently, the highest officially registered temperature is 56.7C (134F), recorded in California’s Death Valley back in 1913.
Why Cagayan is hot?
The tradewinds from the Pacific are blocked by the Sierra Madre range. Being on the leeward, this part has hot and dry climate in summers from February to May, with average temperatures ranging from 30° to 38° Celsius.