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In the National oceanic and atmospheric administration (NOAA) of the USA expressed the highest in the history of the temperature in the Arctic of 34.8 degrees Celsius. This writes Gizmodo.
According to the NOAA temperature record on July 26, was recorded by the Swedish meteorological station Marcusevans — it is on the southern edge of the Arctic circle.
As noted in the management, the record temperature for July was also set in Alaska, which resulted in forest fires and mass deaths of salmon. In addition, because of global warming the ice in Alaskan waters is gone for 6-8 weeks earlier than usual.
In February 2018 climatologist Zack Labe (Labe Zack) University of California, Irvine told about abnormal thaw in the Greenland sea, which resulted in the average Arctic temperature at the time was higher than normal by 20 degrees.
Video, photo All from Russia.