The Statista's infographic explains the difference between the historic and current average high temperatures for the month of July in Fahrenheit. Global warming boosts the probability of extreme weather events, like heat waves, far more than it boosts more moderate events.

It seems like a combination of factors is interacting to create above average temperatures across the globe. A similar global heat wave hit in 1976, the difference is the Baseline temperatures are higher due partly to global warming. As of July 2018, Algeria registered the highest temperature ever recorded with 51.3 degrees Celsius.

The difference between the average historic high and the actual historic high for July 2018 is listed below for some countries. With this, we can see July 2018 has really turned up the heat.

70-78 - London,
72-80 - Stockholm,
73-79 - Berlin,
75-88 - Paris,
83-88 - Los Angeles,
89-88 - Madrid,
89-93 - Athens,
88-96 - Kabul,
60-67 - Sydney,
82-92 - Tokyo,
84-88 - Seoul,
109-117 - Ouargia.



Image source: https://www.statista.com/chart/14898/july-2018-turns-up-the-heat/
Image license: CC-BY-ND

Historic and current average high temperatures for July 2018

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The Statista's infographic explains the difference between the historic and current average high temperatures for the month of July in Fahrenheit. Global warming boosts the probability of extreme weather events, like heat waves, far more than it boosts more moderate events.

It seems like a combination of factors is interacting to create above average temperatures across the globe. A similar global heat wave hit in 1976, the difference is the Baseline temperatures are higher due partly to global warming. As of July 2018, Algeria registered the highest temperature ever recorded with 51.3 degrees Celsius.

The difference between the average historic high and the actual historic high for July 2018 is listed below for some countries. With this, we can see July 2018 has really turned up the heat.

70-78 - London,
72-80 - Stockholm,
73-79 - Berlin,
75-88 - Paris,
83-88 - Los Angeles,
89-88 - Madrid,
89-93 - Athens,
88-96 - Kabul,
60-67 - Sydney,
82-92 - Tokyo,
84-88 - Seoul,
109-117 - Ouargia.



Image source: https://www.statista.com/chart/14898/july-2018-turns-up-the-heat/
Image license: CC-BY-ND

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