China News Service, September 8th. According to "Central News Agency" reports, EU scientists said that the average summer temperature in Europe in 2021 will hit a new high, which is about 0.1 degrees Celsius higher than the previous high temperature record from June to August.

Data map: On August 12, local time, in Sicily, Italy, a man poured water under a fountain to cool down.

According to reports, a temperature of 48.8°C was measured in the province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy that day.

  The European Union's climate monitoring agency Copernicus Climate Change Service stated that the average surface temperature from June to August this year was nearly 1 degree Celsius higher than the average temperature from 1991 to 2020, and it was also about Celsius higher than the high temperatures that occurred in 2010 and 2018. 0.1 degrees Celsius became the hottest summer on record.

  The record of the Copernicus climate change service can only be traced back to 1950, but it can be cross-compared with other data after the mid-nineteenth century.

  In addition, according to the agency's data, from a global perspective, August 2021 is also the third highest temperature on record as August 2017, and is more than 0.3 degrees Celsius higher than the average temperature from 1991 to 2020.

  On the European continent, the average temperature in August 2021 is close to the average value from 1991 to 2020, but the situation varies greatly in different regions.

The highest temperature in the Mediterranean countries broke records, the average temperature in Eastern Europe was above average, and the temperature in Northern Europe was roughly below average.