What was the highest temperature in India?


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The hottest day in India was recorded on April 27, 1958 when the temperature reached 47.9 degrees Celsius, according to NDTV. North India's recent high temperatures have reached a blistering 43 degrees Celsius.

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India's regions consist of tightly clustered and widely varied microclimates. A lot of North India is kept warm, or is only mildly chilly or cold during winter. The Himalayan mountain system keeps most regions in India hot in summer; the Himalayans are Earth's highest and largest mountain range. India has four unique times of the year: winter, summer, monsoon or rainy season and autumn. India's lowest recorded temperature was -45 degrees Celsius in Dras, according to Wikipedia.

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