Band 8 IELTS Writing Task 1 Test 01/08

The table below gives information about the temperatures and hours of daylight during the same weekend in two cities in May 2007.

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The tables show differences in the temperatures and daylight hours in Mumbai and Moscow in a particular weekend in May 2007.

Overall, In Mumbai, the temperatures recorded over three consecutive days were relatively consistent, whereas those in Moscow witnessed significant changes. In addition, despite being warmer, Mumbai enjoyed fewer hours of daylight compared to Moscow.

In Mumbai, the temperatures were nearly the same from Friday to Sunday, with the highest figure being 33.4C and the lowest one being 15C. The average number of daylight hours was approximately 13 hours, with the sun often rising at about 6 am.

Meanwhile, the temperature was much colder in Moscow. The maximum temperature during the day was 17C on Friday, and slightly lower on Saturday and Sunday, at 13C and 15C respectively, which were twice as low as the temperature in Mumbai on the respective days. The minimum temperatures recorded during this weekend were between 2C and 8C. The average number of daylight hours in this city was more than 16 hours, from around 5.30 am to 10 pm.

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