The maximum temperatures Friday hovered above normal limits at most places in Haryana and Punjab, the MET office said.
Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, recorded a maximum of 39.8 degrees Celsius, up three notches against normal limits, a Meteorological Department report said here.
In Haryana, Ambala recorded a high of 40 degrees Celsius, up three notches while Hisar recorded a maximum of 39.6 degrees Celsius.
Bhiwani registered a high of 39.8 deg Celsius and Karnal's maximum temperature settled at 39.4 degrees Celsius, which was three degrees above normal limits. Narnaul recorded a high of 41 degrees Celsius.
Amritsar in Punjab recorded a maximum temperature of 42 degrees Celsius, four degrees above normal limits while Ludhiana recorded a high of 39.4 degrees Celsius, up three degrees against normal.
Patiala's maximum temperature settled at 39.6 degrees Celsius, up five notches against normal limits.
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