September was sixth warmest for Bahrain since 1902
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune –www.newsofbahrain.com
September was the sixth warmest for Bahrain since 1902, with the highest temperature being 46°C and the lowest 24.9°C for the month.
The maximum temperature was at Bahrain International Circuit on the 3rd of September 2021 and the lowest at Durrat Al Bahrain on the 23rd of last month.
The data is as per the monthly report by the Meteorological Department of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
According to the data, the average monthly temperature for September was 33.9°C, an increase of 0.7°C compared to the general average for September.
Average maximum temperature 37.8°C
The highest monthly average temperature of September is 34.8°C recorded in the year 2020.
The average maximum temperature last month was 37.8°C, an increase of 0.1°C compared to the general average.
The highest monthly average maximum temperature for September of 39.8°C occurred in 2020.
40°C in first four days
The maximum temperature reached more than 40°C during the first four days last month.
The highest temperature at Bahrain International Airport was 42.3°C -recorded on the 4th of September.
The highest temperature at BIA was 45.5°C- on the 4th of September 2013.
At BIC, the highest temperature last month was 46.0°C - on the 3rd of September 2021.
The highest for Durrat Al Bahrain was 44.1°C- on the 6th of September 2021.
The average monthly minimum temperature for September was 30.9°C, up 1.4°C compared to the general average.
The reading is the sixth-highest average minimum temperature since 1946.
The highest monthly average minimum temperature for September was 31.5°C recorded in 2015.
The lowest temperature at Bahrain International Airport was 27.6°C on the 29th of last month. For Durrat Al Bahrain, the lowest was 24.9°C on the 23rd of last month.
The average relative humidity was 54%, while the average maximum relative humidity was 71% for September.
The monthly average minimum relative humidity was 35%.
Hours of sunshine
The total hours of sunshine for September was 339.0 hours, which is the second since the beginning of reading in 1968.
The maximum sunshine hours of 339.8 hours happened in September 2014.
The average wind speed for September was 9 knots, while the percentage of northwesterly winds prevailing was 44%.
The highest gust of wind reached 34 knots on the 26th of last month was Bahrain International Airport.
The east-southeast winds prevailing was 14%.
Bahrain was also affected by dust on the 26th of last month, with horizontal visibility decreasing to 1500 meters at Bahrain International Airport.