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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Hottest Summer

MOSCOW -- This summer has been one of the hottest in the history of Russian weather forecasting, and it is the first time both June and July were so hot during one year, officials said Thursday, Interfax reported.

In the European part of Russia, July temperatures exceeded the norm by three to six degrees Celsius almost daily, the Federal Meteorological Service said. July 8 was the hottest day in Moscow at 34 C, Interfax reported.