Average Monthly Temperatures And Average Hours Of Sunshine | Task 1 IELTS Report Sample

The graph and table below show the average monthly temperatures and the average number of hours of sunshine per year in three major cities. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.

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Task 1 IELTS report sample 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.

Task 1 IELTS report sample 2

The data illustrates temperature on a monthly basis and the number of hours of sunshine three major cities receive on average. Overall, the temperatures were the highest for New York and London in July but the lowest for Sydney. Furthermore, New York and Sydney received more sunlight than London throughout the period given. New York and London experienced the warmest weather in July with the temperatures reaching around 30 degrees and 24 degrees respectively. December and January were the coldest months in both London and New York. While London recorded the lowest temperature of 10 degree Celsius in these two months, in New York it was 5 degree Celsius. On the other hand, Sydney had to face hot days in January (around 25 degrees) and December (25 degrees) whereas cold days in July (just over 15 degrees). In terms of sunshine, London received the least amount of sunshine – 1180 hours / year on average, during the period given. New York recorded 2535 hours on average of sunshine which was more than more than what Sydney received (2473 hours/year.

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