via Hottest April Day Ever Was Probably Monday in Pakistan: a Record 122.4°F – The New York Times

Even in Pakistan, no stranger to blistering heat, the temperature on Monday stood out: 122.4 degrees Fahrenheit.

The reading came from Nawabshah, a city of 1.1 million people in southern Pakistan, and meteorologists say it is the highest temperature ever reliably recorded, anywhere in the world, in the month of April.

The World Meteorological Organization keeps global temperature records, but not by month, which means Monday in Nawabshah cannot be officially confirmed as the hottest April day. But experts on extreme temperatures say it probably is.

via Hottest April Day Ever Was Probably Monday in Pakistan: a Record 122.4°F – The New York Times

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