So warm on the southern continent was never over the last 59 years.
Argentine meteorologists recorded a record high temperature in Antarctica in the entire history of observations since 1961, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Focus.
Plus of 18.4°C was 7 February in the territory of the Argentine research station Esperanza, are located on the Northern tip of Antarctica. A day earlier, marked 18,3°C.
We will remind that now in Antarctica is the last month of summer. The average temperature of the winter months there from -75 to -60°C, summer – from -50 to -30°C; on the coast in the winter from -35 to -8°C, in summer 0 to +5°C.
The minimum temperature at the surface was recorded in Antarctica on 23 July 1983 at the station “Vostok”: -89,2°C.