In Moscow, an absolute record heat

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotomonster near Novodevichy Prudy in Moscow. October 2018In Moscow, an absolute record heat© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

The absolute heat record set in Moscow, said the expert of the Center weather «Phobos» Eugene Tiscover.

«In Moscow on October 18 beaten the absolute record maximum temperature! Such a heat in the capital this day ever happened in the entire history of regular meteorological observations maintained since 1879. At 14:00 the thermometer on Moscow’s main meteorological station ENEA rose to 17.9 degrees,» wrote Tiscover on his page in Facebook.

It is noted that the previous record was set in 1967 when meteorologists recorded 17.5 degrees above zero.