From the normal warmth of the sun in parts of Ireland, Scotland and Canada to the scorching heat in the Middle East, Northern Hemisphere have witnessed the hottest temperatures over the week. The Southeast will remain hot till the middle of the month, according to some experts.
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James Madden, forecaster, according to the reports, said: “Currently June looks like starting on quite a warm and sunny note. “We expect this to continue through the first half of June and there are increasing signals for a potential warm to hot spell of weather towards the last week of the month.
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“Some of these warm to hot periods could become hampered by cloud cover at times giving a muggy feel to affairs and broken up by some thunderstorm activity. “We expect June temperatures to be at more near to above-average for the month, with near-average rainfall amounts.”
Let’s see what is happening around the world, this summer:
1. North America
The heat in North America has covered the two-thirds Eastern part of the continent United States and Southeast Canada since the last week. It’s not only hot there but humid. Here are the records set
- Denver was at its all-time high-temperature record of 105 degrees on June 28.
- Mount Washington, N.H., was at its all-time warmest low temperature of 60 degrees in July.
- Burlington, Vt., set its all-time warmest low temperature ever recorded of 80 degrees on July 2.
- Montreal recorded its highest temperature in recorded history, dating back 147 years, of 97.9 degrees (36.6 Celsius) on July 2. The city also posted its most extreme midnight combination of heat and humidity.
- Ottawa posted its most extreme combination of heat and humidity on July 1.
The dome of high pressure set to develop this weekend over the eastern US is IMPRESSIVE. Current foretasted strength would make this the strongest ridge of high pressure on record for this time of year over the last 30 years. pic.twitter.com/A5bTh5CvOV
— Greg Porter (@NEWeatherRants) June 28, 2018
Excessive heat has torched across Europe and it resulted in the multiple all-time records:
- Scotland provisionally set its hottest temperature on record. The U.K. Met Office reported Motherwell, about 12 miles southeast of Glasgow, hit 91.8 degrees (33.2 Celsius) on June 28, passing the previous record of (32.9 Celsius) set in August 2003 at Greycrook. Additionally, Glasgow had its hottest day on record, hitting 89.4 degrees (31.9 Celsius).
- In Ireland, on June 28, Shannon hit 89.6 degrees (32 Celsius), its record.
- Belfast hit 85.1 degrees (29.5 Celsius) on June 28, its record.
- Castlederg hit 86.2 degrees (30.1 Celsius) on June 29, its record
How hot? So hot the Glasgow Science Centre roof is melting a bit 🔆🔆🔆 https://t.co/TUzm3GJZ1K pic.twitter.com/I5uNLBcnWv
— BBC Scotland News (@BBCScotlandNews) June 28, 2018
Heat pressure has been a lot in summer, resulting in some extraordinarily hot weather:
- Tbilisi, Georgia: On July 4, the capital city soared to 104.9 degrees (40.5 Celsius), its all-time record.
- Yerevan, Armenia: On July 2, the capital city soared to 107.6 degrees (42 Celsius), a record high for July and tying its record for any month.
- Several locations in southern Russia topped or matched their warmest June temperatures on record on the 28th.
4. Middle East
Quriyat, Oman, posted the world’s hottest low temperature ever recorded on June 28: 109 degrees (42.6 Celsius).
These are the other various places who recorded hottest temperatures:
- In April, Pakistan posted the hottest temperature ever observed on Earth during the month of 122.4 degrees (50.2 Celsius).
- Dallas had never hit 90 degrees in November before, but it did so three times in four days in 2017.
- In late October 2017, temperatures soared to 108 degrees in Southern California, the hottest weather on record so late in the season in the entire United States.
- On Sept. 1, 2017, San Francisco hit 106 degrees, smashing its all-time hottest temperature.
- In late July 2017, Shanghai registered its highest temperature in recorded history, 105.6 degrees (40.9 Celsius).
- In mid-July, Spain posted its highest temperature recorded when Cordoba Airport (in the south) hit 116.4 degrees (46.9 Celsius).
- In July 2017, Death Valley, Calif., endured the hottest month recorded on Earth.
- In late June 2017, Ahvaz, Iran, soared to 128.7 degrees Fahrenheit (53.7 Celsius) — that country’s all-time hottest temperature.
- In late May 2017, the western town of Turbat in Pakistan hit 128.3 degrees (53.5 Celsius), tying the all-time highest temperature in that country and the world-record temperature for May, according to reports in Masters.
This is what the temperature tally was last year: