Death Valley (California, USA) recorded a record high temperature of 54.4 ° C. According to
The temperature was recorded by an automatica meteorological station of the US National Weather Service at Stove Creek near the border with the state of Nevada. This indicator will be checked - Professor James Renwick, a climate specialist at the University of Wellington, Victoria, explained that in these cases additional checks are needed on the devices, which must work correctly and accurately.
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The current heat wave is not limiteddeserts, scientists explained. The record heat wave extends from Arizona to Washington State. More than 100 temperature records are expected to be set over the coming week. Scientists report that three US cities have already recorded record high temperatures for August.
The high temperature also affected the number offorest fires in the western United States. Since 1972, the number of summer forest fires in the country has increased eightfold. A study by Columbia University found that extreme climatic conditions in the West also contributed to a drought that scientists have not seen in the past 35 years.
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