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Record-breaking heat in Europe

Europe has been hit with its second heat-wave of the season this week. In fact, Paris, France hit an all time record high of 108.7°F. This broke the the previous record by four degrees. (Europe uses the metric system, so temperature is measured in degrees Celcius)

Other cities also shattered record high temperatures, according to Accuweather.com.

Deelan, Netherlands climbed to 107.1°; Lingen, Germany 106.7°; Dietem, Belgium 105.3° (beating the old record of 104.5° set back in 2015).

These temperatures are pretty close to our all time record highs here in eastern Iowa. Click here for a previous blog post on our hottest.

 

Kyle Kiel

Meteorologist

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