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Global Temperature Extremes May 23, 2014

The week's hottest temperature was 113.9 degrees Fahrenheit (45.5 degrees Celsius) at Hafr Al-Batin, Saudi Arabia.

The week's coldest temperature was minus 96.7 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 71.5 degrees Celsius) at the U.S. Amundsen-Scott South Pole 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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