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Friday, July 17, 2009

Temperatures in the Arctic Circle breaking records again

July 17, 2009: Khatanga, Siberia, Russia, is in an area of the Arctic Circle where the average temperature during the warmest month of the year, July, is 50 °F (10 °C).

July 17, 2009 weather report for

Weather report as of 138 minutes ago (12:00 UTC):
The wind was blowing at a speed of 5 meters per second (11.2 miles per hour) from West/Southwest in Khatanga, Russia. The temperature was 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit). Air pressure was 1,007 hPa (29.74 inHg). Relative humidity was 47.3%. There are no clouds below 1,524 meters (5,000 feet). The visibility was >10 kilometers (>6.2 miles).

Link to Arctic Circle temperatures map (click on the little yellow dots -- not all of them work, however):

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