Muscat: Last year witnessed the highest averages in temperature in Oman over to the last 10 years, the National Centre of Statistics and Information has announced.
According to NCSI data, the highest temperature registered during 2018 was recorded at 50.6 degrees Celsius, which was tallied at Al Jubah Station.
The NCSI said in a statement online: "2018 witnessed the highest average maximum temperature of 37.8 degrees Celsius and the lowest average minimum temperature which reach 18.5 degree Celsius over the last ten years."
"Jabal Shams recorded the lowest temperature of -2.6 degrees Celsius in February 2018," the NCSI added in their report. Last year's average humidity was also the highest over the last 10 years, reaching 86 percent.