The mercury is expected to shoot up to 30 degrees Celsius today, but the onslaught of summer will be abated tomorrow when rain comes and lasts until Sunday, local forecasters said.
Yesterday’s maximum temperature was 29 degrees and today’s minimum temperature is 18 degrees. The average reading is around 24 degrees today.
Meteorological summer is declared if the average temperature is above 22 degrees Celsius for five consecutive days. But precipitation from tomorrow to Sunday will postpone the arrival of summer in Hangzhou.
The temperature will drop to a high of 25 degrees and a low of 20 degrees in the next three days.
Source: Hangzhou International Center