2016: Second hottest March since 1929
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March this year was unusually hot and dry.
Records show it was the second hottest March since 1929 and the driest March since 1869.
And the weather is unlikely to change anytime soon.
The Meteorological Service Singapore has predicted that rainfall will remain below average and that daily maximum temperatures will hit 35 deg C on some days during the first two weeks of April.
Environment agencies worldwide believe that 2016 will be even warmer than 2015, which is already the warmest year on record.
So, what was the highest temperature last month? Watch the video below to find out.
Source: Meteorological Service Singapore
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