This is reported by TASS with reference to his post on Facebook.
“Today, June 19, the first summer record of maximum air temperature was recorded in St. Petersburg.
At 16:00, the thermometers in the northern capital rose to +29.9 ° C.
Thus, the previous achievement of this day, which lasted for 116 years, was exceeded by 0.1 ° C, ”he said.
Leus added that the exact value of the new record will become known after 21:00 Moscow time, when the corresponding thermometer readings are taken.
Leus previously stated that June 19 was the hottest day in Moscow since the beginning of summer.