Heatwave: Global Temperature Records Tumble

Posted on July 30, 2010

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If you think it’s been especially warm this year, it has.

And if you live in any of these places, it has in fact been a record-breaking year for heat.

Temperature Records Broken So Far in 2010

  • Abadan (Iran) max. 52
  • Abdaly (Kuwait) max. 52.6 New national record high for Kuwait
  • Agadez (Niger) max. 47.1
  • Aginskoe (Russia) max. 39.7
  • Agzu (Russia) max. 39.8
  • Al Salmi (Kuwait) 49.6
  • Alatyr (Russia) max. 39.2
  • Aleksandrovskij Zavod (Russia) max. 38.1
  • Anjala (Finland) max. 33.5
  • Baguio (Philippines) max. 30
  • Balasov (Russia) max. 41.5
  • Baoqing (China) max. 38.3
  • Barmer (India) max. 49.1
  • Basra (Iraq) max. 52 New national record high for Iraq
  • Bayaan Ovo (Mongolia) max. 40.2
  • Belogorsk (Russia) max. 42.3 New territorial record high for Asian Russia
  • Bilma (Niger) max. 48.2 New national record high for Niger
  • Birni N’Konni (Niger) max. 47
  • Bogucar (Russia) max. 41.6
  • Bologoe (Russia) max. 35.7
  • Borzja (Russia) max. 41.4
  • Buzuluk (Russia) max. 39.3
  • Cape Nelson (Australia) max. 42.4
  • Cartago (Costa Rica) max. 30.8
  • Cerepovec (Russia) max. 35.7
  • Cernuska (Russia) max. 36.1
  • Chita (Russia) max. 38.8
  • Choibalsan (Mongolia) max. 41.2
  • Dalanzadgad (Mongolia) max. 39.9
  • Dammam Airport (Saudi Arabia) max. 50.3
  • Devonport Airport (Australia) max. 33.2
  • Doha Airport (Qatar) max. 50.4 New national record high for Qatar (in official stations)
  • Dongola (Sudan) max. 49.7 New national record high for Sudan
  • Ejin Qui (China) max. 42.9
  • Elat’Ma (Russia) max. 38.3
  • Elec (Russia) max. 38.5
  • Elec (Russia) max. 38.7
  • Esperance (Australia) max. 46.9
  • Esperance Airport (Australia) max. 46.4
  • Faya (Chad) max. 47.6 New national record high for Chad (recorded under standard conditions)
  • Franklin (Virginia,USA) max. 42.2
  • Gaya (Niger) max. 45
  • Georgetown (Ascension,United Kingdom) max. 34.9 New territorial record high for Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
  • Hailar (Russia) max. 39.5
  • Hanbogd (Mongolia) max. 42.2
  • Heinola (Finland) max. 34.9
  • Helsinky Vantaa (Finland) max. 33.7
  • Hewanorra Airport (Santa Lucia) max. 33.3
  • Honiara Henderson (Solomon Islands) max. 36.1 New national record high for Solomon Islands (recorded under standard conditions)
  • Hopetoun North (Australia) max. 48
  • Hyvinkaa (Finland) max. 34
  • Idar (India) max. 48.5
  • Ilomantsi (Finland) max. 34.8
  • Ilorin (Nigeria) max. 40.1
  • Izhevsk (Russia) max. 37
  • Jacup (Australia) max. 46.1
  • Jahra (Kuwait) max. 51.8
  • Jamsa (Finland) max. 32.9
  • Jaskul (Russia) max. 44
  • Jeddah Aiport (Saudi Arabia) max. 52 New national record high for Saudi Arabia
  • Joensuu Airport Liperi (Finland) max. 37.2 New national record high for Finland
  • Joensuu Linnunlahti (Finland) max. 36.8
  • Jubilejnaja (Russia) max. 35.2
  • Kajaani (Finland) max. 34.5
  • Kajlastuj (Russia) max. 41.3
  • Kalac (Russia) max. 41.5
  • Kalewa (Myanmar) max. 45
  • Kamysin (Russia) max. 41.5
  • Kano (Nigeria) max. 43.6
  • Kawthoung (Myanmar) max. 39.5
  • Kazan (Russia) max. 38.3
  • Kirs (Russia) max. 36.5
  • Kojnas (Russia) max. 35.2
  • Kokemaki (Finland) max.32.9
  • Kotlas (Russia) max. 35.5
  • Koz’Modem’Jansk (Russia) max. 36.9
  • Kruunupyy (Finland) max. 32.5
  • Kuhmo (Finland) max. 35.3
  • Kuopio Ritoniemi (Finland) max. 35.5
  • Kursk (Russia) max. 37.2
  • Kushiro (Japan) max. 32.4
  • Kuwait City (Kuwait) max. 51.6
  • Kyra (Russia) max. 39.2
  • Lagos Ikeja (Nigeria) max. 37.3
  • Lahti (Finland) max. 35
  • Lammi Evo (Finland) max. 34.2
  • Lammi Evo (Finland) max. 34.6
  • Lappeenranta (Finland) max. 34.6
  • Learmonth Airport (Australia) max. 48.9
  • Lohja (Finland) max. 31.1
  • Lukojanov (Russia) max. 38.8
  • Lund (Sweden) max. 34.3
  • Ma’an (Jordan) max. 43.5
  • Mae Hong Son (Thailand) max. 44
  • Maine Soroa (Niger) max. 46.2
  • Meiktila (Myanmar) max. 44
  • Minquin (China) max. 41.7
  • Mohe (China) max. 39.3
  • Mohenjo-daro (Pakistan) max. 53.5 New national record high for Pakistan Highest temperature ever recorded in Asia.
  • Monywa (Myanmar) max. 45.8
  • Moscow Baltschug (Russia) max. 39
  • Moscow Bykovo (Russia) max. 39.7
  • Moscow Domodedovo (Russia) max. 39
  • Moscow Observatory (Russia) max. 38.2
  • Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) max. 37.7
  • Moscow Vnukovo (Russia) max. 37.3
  • Mount Lofty (Australia) max. 37
  • Myingyan (Myanmar) max. 46.5
  • Myinmu (Myanmar) max. 46.5 New national record high for Myanmar
  • Myinmu (Myanmar) max. 47.2 New national record high for Myanmar Highest temperature ever recorded in Southeast Asia.
  • Nawabshah (Pakistan) max. 52.2
  • Naypyitaw (Myanmar) max. 44.5
  • Ndjamena Airport (Chad) max. 46
  • Niamey Aero (Niger) max. 46.2
  • Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) max. 38.3
  • Nolinsk (Russia) max. 36.9
  • Nukunonu (Tokelau,New Zealand) max. 35.6 New territorial record high for Tokelau
  • Nurmes (Finland) max. 34.5
  • Nurmijarvi (Finland) max. 33
  • Olovjannaja (Russia) max. 41.4
  • Orel (Russia) max. 38.7
  • Ouesso (Congo Brazzaville) max. 38
  • Oulu Airport (Finland) max. 33
  • Oymyakon (Russia) max. 34.6
  • Pad Idan (Pakistan) max. 52.5
  • Pakokku (Myanmar) max. 45.1
  • Parikkala (Finland) max. 33.1
  • Penza (Russia) max. 40
  • Petrozavodsk (Russia) max. 33.9
  • Phalodi (India) max. 49.6
  • Pinega (Russia) max. 34.6
  • Pori (Finland) max. 33.4
  • Port Fairy (Australia) max. 44.3
  • Priargunsk (Russia) max. 41.5
  • Prome (Myanmar) max. 43.7
  • Puerto Carreno (Colombia) max. 40.6
  • Puerto Salgar (Colombia) max. 42.2 New national record high for Colombia (recorded under standard conditions)
  • Puolanka (Finland) max. 33.1
  • Puumala (Finland) max. 33.9 (dubious)
  • Quito (Ecuador) max. 27.3
  • Raqqa (Syria) max. 46.7
  • Rautavaara (Finland) max. 35.6
  • Reboly (Russia) max. 35.5
  • Rjazan (Russia) max. 38.9
  • Ruoqiang (China) max. 43.8
  • Rwaished (Jordan) max. 47.2
  • Rybinsk (Russia) max 37.2
  • Saikhan Ovoo (Mongolia) max. 39.3
  • Salo Karkka (Finland) max. 32.7
  • Samara (Russia) max. 41
  • San Antonio del Tachira (Venezuela) max. 40
  • Segeza (Russia) max. 35
  • Sejmchan (Russia) max. 35.9
  • Serafimovic (Russia) max. 41.4
  • Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) max. 46
  • Shilka (Russia) max. 41.4
  • Siam Reap (Cambodia) max. 41
  • Sibi (Pakistan) max. 53
  • Simla (India) max. 32.4
  • Smolensk (Russia) max. 34.4
  • Songkhla (Thailand) max. 38.6
  • Sortavala (Russia) max. 35.4
  • Sotkamo (Finland) max. 33.9
  • Sredikan (Russia) max. 36
  • Sredne-Kolymsk (Russia) max. 36.7
  • Sretensk (Russia) max. 41.3
  • St.Petersburg (Russia) max. 35.3
  • Suhinici (Russia) max. 37.2
  • Sura (Russia) max. 35.1
  • Surat Thani (Thailand) max. 39.8
  • Susuman (Russia) max. 35
  • Svobodnyj (Russia) max. 42
  • Syzran (Russia) max. 39
  • Tambov (Russia) max. 38.8
  • Tambov (Russia) max. 41.1
  • Tha Wang Pha (Thailand) max. 42.5
  • Theinzayet (Myanmar) max. 43.5
  • Thong Pha Phum (Thailand) max. 43
  • Tihvin (Russia) max. 37.8
  • Tillabery (Niger) max. 46.8
  • Tohmajarvi (Finland) max. 32.5
  • Tohmajarvi Kemie (Finland) max. 35.4
  • Trubcevsk (Russia) max. 37.6
  • Tula (Russia) max. 39
  • Tungokocen (Russia) max. 37.7
  • Tuyoq (China) max. 48.7
  • Tuyugou Canyon (China) max. 50
  • Tver (Russia) max. 37.3
  • Ulety (Russia) max. 39.5
  • Ulyanovsk (Russia) max. 38.9
  • Underkhaan (Mongolia) max. 41
  • Urjupino (Russia) max. 40
  • Urmi (Russia) max. 38.9
  • Ust Moma (Russia) max. 37.8
  • Utti Airport (Finland) max. 34.5
  • Utti Airport 33.1 (Finland) max. 33.1
  • Vantaa (Finland) max. 33.6
  • Ventspils (Latvia) max. 34.1
  • Verescagino (Russia) max. 38.2
  • Villahermosa (Mexico) max. 43.5
  • Villavieja (Colombia) max. 42
  • Vilsandi (Estonia) max. 32.3
  • Vinh (Vietnam) max. 40.7
  • Visby (Sweden) max. 33.7
  • Vjaz ma (Russia) max. 37.9
  • Volgograd (Russia) max. 40.6
  • Voronezh (Russia) max. 40.1
  • Vozega (Russia) max. 35.5
  • Vyborg (Russia) max. 34.6
  • Wide Awake Field (Ascension,United Kingdom) max. 32.5
  • Williamsburg AP (Virginia,USA) max. 42.8
  • Yangon (Myanmar) max. 42.5
  • Yashkul (Russia) max 44 New national record high for Russia
  • Ylivieska (Finland) max. 33.5
  • Yopal (Colombia) max. 38.4
  • Zametcino (Russia) max. 41.1
  • Zamyn Uud (Mongolia) max. 42.4
  • Zyrjanka (Russia) max. 37.4

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Source: Extreme temperatures around the world.

http://www.mherrera.org/temp.htm

Supplemented by Climate Progress:

http://climateprogress.org/2010/07/20/how-hot-is-jeff-masters-heat-waves-global-warming/

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