Antarctica Records Its Hottest Day Ever

March 31, 2015 5:17 AM

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The temperature rise astonished the researchers as it occurred during the Antarctic autumn, nearly three months past December. Typically December is considered as the warmest month in Esperanza, with an average temperature of 37.8 F. The data is yet to be verified by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO); however, if it turns out to be accurate, Base Esperanza’s temperature would be the highest on record for the entire continent of Antarctica.

Antarctica’s temperature is measured by WMO in a complicated way as it can select specific areas to measure the temperature of the continent and might have left out Base Esperanza. The latest finding is a clear indication that global warming is severely affecting one of the coldest regions of the Ea...

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