Fatehpur recorded minus 4.7 degrees Celsius, while Choro saw the second coldest day with minus 2.6 degrees Celsius.
Today, Sunday, the Meteorological Department said cold winds coming from the northern parts of the country swept through Rajasthan, with the lowest temperature recorded in Fatehpur and Choro below freezing point for the second consecutive day.
She added that the lowest temperature was recorded in Sikar, Karaoli and Chittorgarh districts also below freezing point on Sunday. Fatehpur recorded minus 4.7 degrees Celsius, while Choro saw the second coldest day with minus 2.6 degrees Celsius.
MIT’s regional director, Radisham Sharma, said Churu had recorded the lowest minimum temperature in the last 12 years this month. In December 1973, he said, the area recorded an all-time low of 4.6 degrees Celsius.
Meteorological officials said Sikar recorded minus 2.5 degrees Celsius followed by minus 0.6 degrees in Karoli and 0.2 degrees in Chittorgarh on Sunday evening.
Bhilwara recorded zero degrees Celsius followed by 0.1 degrees in Pilani, 0.2 degrees in Nagaur, 0.4 degrees in Alwar, 1.5 degrees in Banasthali and 1.8 degrees Celsius in Sangaria.
Almost all of the 36 places where the weather is monitored by the regional MeT department, the lowest temperature below 9 degrees Celsius was recorded on Saturday night. The maximum temperature was recorded between 18 and 26 degrees Celsius in most places in the state.
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