According to the scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, Roman Vilfand, the highest temperature in Moscow on September 20 was recorded in 1937.
"The highest temperature in Moscow on September 20 was recorded in 1937 and amounted to + 24.7 ° C," the forecaster said.
In turn, the head of the forecasting center "Meteo" Alexander Shuvalovbelieves that the record was broken.
"It was on this day, September 20, that Moscow has never had a higher temperature than today - + 24.3 ° C. In 1937, a temperature of + 24.2 ° C was recorded. We still have not the hottest day ahead of us tomorrow, but Friday, Saturday and Sunday are ahead, when the +24°C line will be conquered," he said.
Earlier it was reported that in St. Petersburg, due to warm weather, heating will begin to be turned on only at the end of September.