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News ID: 43688
Publish Date: 14:00 - 17 September 2019
TEHRAN, Sept 17 -The Northern Hemisphere, which holds 90 percent of the world's population, just experienced its hottest meteorological summer on record, tied with 2016, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday.

90% of the world's population just experienced the hottest summer on recordTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_For the year-to-date, 2019 is the third-warmest year on record after 2016 and 2017.

According to NOAA, nine of the 10 highest June-through-August global land and ocean surface temperatures have occurred since 2009.

It was the second-hottest summer at a global level, according to NOAA, along with the second-hottest August on record for the planet.

There have been around 40 child hot car deaths this summer, but that number is still behind last year for the summer. There was roughly 31 from June to August in 2018 and around 29 from June to August in 2019.

South America, Africa, Europe, the Gulf of Mexico and the Hawaiian region had a temperature departure from average for the summer months that ranked among the three warmest such periods on record. Africa, for example, had its warmest June-through-August period on record, according to NOAA's report.

Europe was baked by multiple scorching heat waves throughout the summer that spread record high temperatures across the continent, making Paris surpass its hottest temperature ever recorded. Germany and France had their third-warmest summers on record, while Austria had its second-warmest summer.

In July, France, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands and Britain all set new all-time high temperature records.

"Paris had at least 14 days this summer with temperatures above the 90s. Their highest 'normal' high all summer was 77 degrees," AccuWeather Meteorologist John Gresiak said.

source:upi

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