The heat and lack of rain in the Caribbean Weather and Climate
Caribbean countries are experiencing some of the hottest and dry days in its history. Especially hard for residents of Puerto Rico and the capital city of San Juan, where the temperature in the daytime for two days does not fall below 38 ° C. This means that the 1983 record broken.
But surprisingly forecasters is not hot weather, because the average temperature in Puerto Rico remained the same (+35 ° C). Anxiety causes the lack of cool beat of showers and thunderstorms. Because in the Atlantic air for a long time remained dry, which is usually at this time of year is not the case, a tropical rain has not been formed. While the monthly rate for the June San Juan is 112 mm. It is reported that some improvement will come closer to the weekend, followed by heat and drought will return.
Lack of regular natural watering gardens and agricultural fields has a negative impact on their condition. Contribute to the deterioration of the crop and bring higher temperatures, increasing to the same risk of fires. Puerto Rico did not burn in the fire only because of its island status in the vast ocean that maintains humidity.
Although such an extreme combination of heat and humidity affects the health of the population. Therefore, the country announced an official warning capabilities are not actively breaking work in the open air in the next few days. Risk groups demonstrated increased use of liquid volume.