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Hottest day ever recorded on Earth: Tuesday, July 4, 2023 breaks previous record

Hottest day ever recorded on Earth: Tuesday, July 4, 2023 breaks previous record

Tuesday, July 4, 2023, recorded 17.17 degrees Celsius, according to the first readings, the world’s daily temperature breaking Monday’s record for the second day in a row. France experienced its second warmest June since 2003. And this unprecedented temperature has increased several times in the world.

June 2023 was France’s second warmest month in 2023. Tuesday was proof of that. He most likely broke the record set on Monday, July 3. More records to be broken during the summer.

June is the second hottest month

Global temperatures are near daily highs not seen since early June. This Monday, a system affiliated with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) measured the average air temperature on the surface of the planet at 17.18 °C. BFM TV.

These observations are undoubtedly a precursor to the El Nino phenomenon in the appearance of temperature increase combined with the effects of global warming.

Thus, France experienced its second warmest June since 2003, with an average temperature of 21.6°C, compared to 22.4°C in 2003, a historic heatwave year. The city of Paris broke its record with an average of 22.4 degrees Celsius BFM TV.

Meteorologist François Jobard of Météo-France explained that “the summer started very hot, since the beginning of the measurements, which date back to 1873”.

Who can predict that #Paris Is June too hot?

At Parc Montsouris, month #June2023 It will be the hottest on record since records began in 1873. Mean T° ranged from 22.0°C to 22.5°C, prior to June 2003 (21.8°C) and 1976 (21.7°C). pic.twitter.com/Gm5pdk3qqz

— Francois Jobard (@Francois_Jobard) June 24, 2023

However, this heat phenomenon is not limited to France. All over the world, temperatures have increased to unprecedented levels.

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Temperature records in Spain and the United Kingdom

For example, in the United Kingdom, famous for its fog and rain, it reaches 32.2 °C when summer begins.

In Spain, the Andalusian city of El Granada recorded a temperature of 44.4 degrees Celsius on Monday, June 26, according to national meteorological agency Amet. At least two agricultural workers have died of sunstroke or heat stroke in the Iberian Peninsula.

2022 saw 35 days of record heat in the country, or nearly one-tenth. Already in April, Spain has reached 38 degrees Celsius due to hot and dry air from North Africa. BFM TV.

America in the grip of extreme heat

Millions of Americans in New Mexico, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida also experienced extreme heat events in June 2023, with temperatures often exceeding 40°C.

But the heat is the worst in Mexico. According to the Mexican government, a total of 104 people have died in the desert north and Mexico City in less than two weeks. People are more susceptible to heatstroke and dehydration.