World Marks Hottest June Since 1880: US Scientists

July 21, 2014 4:02 PM

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Washington: Last month was the hottest June since record-keeping began in 1880, according to a monthly report out Monday by US government climate scientists.

The combined average temperature over land and ocean surfaces was a "record high for the month at 61.20 Fahrenheit (16.22 Celsius)," said the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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