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Baguio City Experiences Cold Morning with a Chilly 12.8°C

Baguio City recorded its coldest temperature of the year so far early this morning. At 5:00 AM, the mercury dipped to a brisk 12.8 degrees Celsius, marking the lowest temperature the city has experienced in 2024 thus far.

Residents and visitors in Baguio City woke up to a chilly morning, with the temperature significantly lower than the average for this time of year. This drop is attributed to the prevailing northeast monsoon, locally known as Amihan, which has been influencing the weather patterns in the region.

Baguio City Weather Update

Today’s weather forecast for Baguio City indicates partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains, a common occurrence during the northeast monsoon season. The highest temperature yesterday was 22.8°C, providing a slight respite from yesterday’s early morning chill. The air quality is measured at 59 PM2.5, with 15.9μg/m3, indicating moderate conditions. Residents are advised to dress warmly, especially in the early hours, and to be prepared for moderate winds blowing from the northeast.

The sunrise was observed at 6:25 AM, and the sunset is expected at 5:45 PM, framing a day that, while cooler than usual, offers a unique experience for those in the city.

A Look Back at Baguio’s Coldest Record

Today’s low temperature brings to mind the historical cold record of Baguio City. The all-time lowest temperature ever recorded in Baguio was on January 18, 1961, when the temperature plummeted to a freezing 6.3 degrees Celsius. This record stands as a testament to the city’s capacity for diverse weather conditions, despite its tropical location.

Colder temperature ahead?

As the cold spell continues, there is speculation among meteorologists that the temperature in Baguio City might dip even further in the coming days, potentially approaching historical lows. Residents and tourists are advised to stay updated with the latest weather forecasts and to take necessary precautions to stay warm and safe during this unusually cold period.

Baguio City, known for its panoramic views and cool climate, continues to attract visitors even during these colder days, offering a unique experience distinct from the typical tropical climate of the Philippines.

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