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Global Temperature Extremes March 16, 2012

The week's hottest temperature was 114.8 degrees Fahrenheit (46.0 degrees Celsius) at Abu Na'Ama, Sudan.

The week's coldest temperature was minus 88.2 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 66.8 degrees Celsius) at Russia's Vostok Antarctic research station.

Temperatures were tabulated from the more than 10,000 worldwide synoptic weather stations. The United Nations World Meteorological Organization sets the standards for weather observations, and provides a global telecommunications circuit for data distribution.

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