Monday, February 10, 2020

February 8th 2020
The temperature in northern Antarctica hit nearly 65 degrees (18.3 degrees Celsius), a likely heat record on the continent.
The reading was taken on Thursday, 6th February 2020. at an Argentine research base and still needs to be verified by the World Meteorological Organisation.
“Everything we have seen thus far indicates a likely legitimate record,” Randall Cerveny, who researches records for the organisation, said in a statement.
18.3°C! - new highest temperature recorded for continental , yesterday at Esperanza Base, the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, 63°23′S; previous record was 17.5°C in 2015 also at Esperanza
; records began at the station in 1961, pic Nestor Franco

1 comment:

Rajesh said...

Vagaries has mentioned the record.. Nothing else attached with this by media, like GW etc.

Wednesday 6.30 pm IST