New Delhi, Jan 21 (Agencies): Experiencing some pleasant weather for the past few days, Delhittes saw a slight drop in mercury on Friday morning accompanied by a shallow fog cover enveloping the city.

The low was recorded at 6.1 degree Celsius, two degrees below normal and marginally less than yesterday's minimum of 6.5 degrees. The maximum yesterday was 21.2 degrees.

There was a shallow fog cover over the city for sometime early in the morning.

Delhi has experienced pleasant weather in the past few days despite icy winds blowing across the city. The mercury had risen to 24.3 degrees Celsius last week.

The weatherman has predicted mist or shallow fog in the morning tomorrow followed by a partly cloudy sky while the temperature could be between eight and 24 degree Celsius.

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.