Cold Summer

  •  
  • 44
  • 1
  • 1
  • English 
Jul 20, 2019 17:56 English essay
Cold Summer

In Japan, most days of July in this year were rainy.

Especially in Tokyo, the sunshine duration per day has been less than three hours for twenty consecutive days.

This severe lack of sunshine had a serious influence on agriculture, and the price of vegetables has risen strongly.

Of course, the temperature is lower than ordinary years -- it has been suggested that this summer may become 'reika' (冷夏 - literally means "cold summer") for the first time in 26 years.

In the swimming pool in Tokyo's amusement park 'Toshimaen' (としまえん), the number of people going to the pool decreased by 95% compared to the same period of the last year.
冷夏

今年の7月は、雨の日がとても多いです。

東京では、20日連続で1日あたりの日照時間が3時間未満となっています。

深刻な日照不足は農業に大きな影響を与え、野菜などの農作物が高騰しています。

気温が低い日も続き、26年ぶりの冷夏になる可能性が示唆されています。

東京にある遊園地「としまえん」のプールは、例年の同時期に比べて客数が95%減ったそうです。