This year's July one of the warmest

This year's July was one of the three warmest measured on earth since the measurements started. In Europe it was the sixth warmest July on record, reports the EU's Copernicus Climate Service.

En man vilar i skuggan vid en stenmur i Madrid i juli. Arkivbild.
A man rests in the shadow of a stone wall in Madrid in July.

During the heat wave that pulled over parts of Europe in mid-July, temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius were measured in …