A new record for maximum air temperature was set in Tashkent on June 3-7, Uzhydromet said. These days, the territory of Uzbekistan was engulfed in an abnormal heat caused by the increased moving of sultry air from the regions of Iran. The average daily air temperature on these days was by 7-10 degrees higher than the climatic norm.
Record high temperatures were recorded for this period in Tashkent. The maximum temperature in the capital on June 3-7 surpassed the highest air temperature values for these days at the beginning of the last and the end of the 19th century.
In general, the highest temperature in the entire history of observations in Tashkent was noted on July 18, 1997 - +44.6 degrees Celsius.