Taiwan equals 2004 temperature record of 40.2 C

Taitung heat follows 124-year record high for Taipei City one day earlier

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/07/25
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Record heat hits Taiwan  (CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A temperature of 40.2 degrees Celsius was registered in the Taitung County town of Dawu on Saturday (July 25) at noon, equaling a Taiwanese record from 2004 set in the same area.

The sweltering heat came less than a day after Taipei City set a 124-year record of 39.7 C, according to the Central Weather Bureau.    [FUILL  STORY]

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