July confirmed as the hottest month on record - European climate change agency
July is estimated to have been around 1.5C warmer than the average for 1850-1900
July has been confirmed as the hottest month on record, the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) has said.
It beat the previous one set in 2019 by 0.33C – a substantial margin by the standards of temperature records – reaching 16.95C.
Severe heatwaves baked southern Europe while raging wildfires forced the evacuation of thousands of residents and tourists from several Greek islands.
There were also high temperatures in South American countries, with some regions experiencing ...