China News Agency, San Francisco, September 9th. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported on the 9th that from June to August this year, the average temperature in the United States exceeded the record set in 1936, and this summer became the highest since the United States had climate records. Hot summer.

  "USA Today" reported that climate scientists usually define summer in the northern hemisphere as June, July and August.

The climate record of the United States can be traced back to 1895.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that in the summer of 2021, the average temperature in the continental United States was 74 degrees Fahrenheit (23.3 degrees Celsius), which was 2.6 degrees Fahrenheit higher than the average and only 0.01 degrees Fahrenheit higher than the record set in the summer of 1936.

  According to the report, 18.4% of the continental United States experienced record high temperatures this summer.

California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Utah all reported the hottest summer on record, and 16 other states had the highest average temperature this summer in local history.

  The report also mentioned that this summer, parts of the United States experienced severe droughts, wildfires, hurricanes and other extreme weather exacerbated by climate change.

  The Los Angeles Times reported that in June this year, record high temperatures swept across large areas of the northwestern United States and western Canada, killing hundreds of people.

It is estimated that one billion marine organisms die from the high temperatures near the coast.

  Extreme heat and dry weather have also exacerbated the spread of wildfires in the United States.

According to data from the National Interagency Fire Center, about 22,000 firefighters are currently fighting 79 large-scale wildfires in 10 U.S. states, covering an area of ​​2.927 million acres.

  According to a report recently released by the European Climate Organization Copernicus Climate Change Service Center, Europe also experienced the hottest summer on record this year.

  According to reports, global warming is making extreme weather more frequent and severe.

Climate experts say the situation this summer may become more common in the future.

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