New Delhi, Jan 24 (Agencies): The mercury registered a slight drop on Monday morning in the national capital, which was experiencing a spell of pleasant weather over the last few days.

The low was recorded at 7.4 degree Celsius, a degree below normal. The minimum temperature on Sunday was 8.8 degrees Celsius. The maximum rose to 23.4 degrees Celsius, two degrees above normal.

A shallow fog cover was seen in the early hours but it gave way to sun as the day progressed.

The weatherman has predicted mist or shallow fog on Monday morning tomorrow followed by partly cloudy sky. The temperature could be between seven and 23 degree Celsius.

Delhi has experienced pleasant weather in the past few days.

According to MeT statistics, the record for the highest maximum for the month of January was 32.5 degree Celsius recorded on the 28th of 2004. The record minimum is -0.6 degree Celsius recorded on 16th of the month in 1935.
In the last decade, only last year the minimum did not drop below five degree Celsius. In 2006, the minimum dropped to 0.2 degrees on January eight while two years later, the lowest minimum was 1.9 degrees on 2nd of the month.

The mean minimum for the month of January is 7.3 degree Celsius while the mean maximum is 21.1 degrees.