Take on Nature: 44C in Madrid is only 'quite warm' compared to this summer

A temperature of 51.3 C (124 F) was recorded in the Sahara Desert on July 5
THE hottest temperature I have ever experienced was 44C. It was lunchtime in Madrid about 25 years ago and I was waiting for a bus after a morning teaching and on my way home for a siesta. Througho[...]

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