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What is the Hottest recorded Temperature in Antarctica?

What is the Hottest recorded Temperature in Antarctica?

A. 16.3°C
B. 17.3°C
C. 18.3°C (Correct)
None of these

On February 6, 2020, weather stations recorded the hottest temperature on record for Antarctica. Thermometers at the Esperanza Base on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula reached 18.3°C (64.9°F)—around the same temperature as Los Angeles that day. The warm spell caused widespread melting on nearby glaciers.

 

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