People in Baguio City woke up to a chilly morning with a temperature of 9.4 °C on Friday, which is the lowest in the last three years.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) recorded the temperature at 6 AM today at its synoptic station.
According to the weather bureau, the cold weather is caused by “amihan,” or northeast monsoon season, which prevails between October and early March.
In 2017, the temperature in the city dropped to 7.3 °C on February 14.
The lowest temperature recorded in Baguio City was 6.3 °C on January 18, 1961.
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