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June 2019 Was the Hottest June on Record Across the Globe – NOAA

Beating the heat, tubers float the Guadalupe River, in New Braunfels, Texas, on July 18. (Credit: Reuters) Click to Enlarge.

June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The report said that the average global temperature in June was 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th-century average of 59.9 degrees F (15.5 degrees Celsius) and marks the 414th consecutive month in which temperatures were above the 20th-century average.  Nine of the 10 hottest Junes over the last 140 years have occurred since 2010, NOAA said.

Heat Wave To Scorch Midwest And East Coast, Create Dangerous Conditions For Residents.

More than 100 local heat records are expected to fall Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

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