Extreme Weather and the Climate Crisis
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Record Heat: Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan
According to NASA, 2010 was tied with 2005 as the hottest year measured since instruments were first used systematically in the 1880s. Nineteen countries set all-time high temperature records. In June, one city in Pakistan, Mohenjo-daro, reached 128.3 degrees Fahrenheit, the hottest temperature ever measured in an Asian city.