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Average Monthly Temperatures And The Average Number Of Hours Of Sunshine Per Year / IELTS, task 1


The graph and the table show the monthly temperatures recorded in three cities and the number of sunny hours that they enjoy in a year on average. Overall, it can be seen that New York is the coldest and hottest of the three cities, while Sydney and London experience minimal variation in temperatures. In New York, the coldest months are December and January, when the temperature is as low as 5 degree Celsius. London also is the coldest during these two months, with temperatures hovering around 10 degree Celsius. Interestingly, while it is winter in London and New York, it is summer in Sydney. Sydney recorded its highest temperatures of 25 degree Celsius in December and January. July was the coldest month in Sydney, with average temperatures dropping to 15 degree Celsius. In New York, the highest temperature of 30 degree Celsius was recorded in July. In London, too, the hottest month of the year was July, when its temperature reached nearly 25 degree Celsius. The table shows the total hours of sunshine that these three cities receive in a year. New York and Sydney receive a lot more sunshine than London. While New York gets 2535 hours of sunshine per year, Sydney is close behind with 2,473 hours of sunshine. By contrast, London receives just 1,180 hours of sunshine/year.



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