World temperatures

July 5 set an unofficial record for the hottest day on Earth

July 5 set an unofficial record for the hottest day on Earth

  • The globe’s average temperature reached 17.18 degrees Celsius on July 5, according to the University of Maine’s Climate Reanalyzer
  • With many places seeing temperatures near 37.8 degrees Celsius, the new average temperatures might not seem very hot
By AP ·