THe continues to experience intense heat waves in the southwestern states of the United States, with temperatures above 40 ° C in many cities. Furnace Creek in Death Valley, California recorded a maximum temperature of 53.2C (127.7F) on June 17. This is the new world record for this month, just 1.2C below the record high of 54.4C. The next night also broke the record for June, the warmest night in North America, with a low temperature of 40.6 ° C in Stove Pipewells. Mexico’s Mexicali also hit a 50 ° C high on June 17, and was added to the list of countries that reached 50 ° C this year.
Meanwhile, in the Southern Hemisphere, unseasonable cold weather and snowfall were seen in Cordoba, Argentina, on June 13. The snowfall here is a rare sight, with the last snowfall event in July 2007, when temperatures peaked at 27 degrees Celsius just a few days ago.
The Tropical Cyclone Claudette became the third named system of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season, following Anna and Bill. This is the fifth fastest tropical cyclone system on record this season. Unlike Bill and Anna, it was the first tropical cyclone to land in the United States after hitting Louisiana on June 19.
Intense heat waves in US states break June temperature record | US weather
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