Victory day in Moscow was the coldest in the history of the holiday
The maximum temperature in the capital was only 3.9 degrees plus.
MOSCOW, may 9. /TASS/. Ending the festival in Moscow was the coldest since 1945, the maximum temperature in the capital on Tuesday was only plus 3.9 degrees, TASS was told at the Hydrometeorological center of the Russian Federation.
“This is the coldest Day of Victory since 1945. Then, 72 years ago, on 9 may, the air warmed up to plus of 7.6 degrees, and the coldest Day of the Victory was in 1988, when the thermometer showed only 6.5 degrees above zero”, — said the representative of the weather service.
The last time the daytime temperature is below 10 degrees in Moscow on may 9 was in 1999, when it was noted 7.5 degrees.
However, the record for may 9 is still far. The absolute minimum belongs to 1918 and is minus 5.6 degrees.