The ThinkProgress blog has some numbers highlighted for you about extreme weather that may be useful for US readers and others.
“And here are some stunning local records via Climate Central:
Atlanta, GA: Set an all-time record of 106°F on Saturday, June 30. This beat the old record of 105°F set in 1980.
Macon, GA: Tied the all-time record of 108°F on Saturday, June 30. The old record was last observed in 1980.
St. Louis, MO: Set a monthly high temperature record of 108°F on June 28. The old record was 105°F, set in 1936.
Indianapolis, IN: Set a monthly high temperature record of 104°F on June 28. The old record was 102°F, which was last recorded in 1988.
Ft. Wayne, IN: Tied the all-time high of 106°F on June 28.
Norton Dam, Kansas: Broke the all-time high with 118°F on June 28, beating the old record of 113°F.
Dodge City, KS: Set an all-time high of 112°F, beating old record of 110°F.
Washington, DC: Set a monthly high temperature record with 104°F on June 29, beating the old record of 102 F. This was just the 10th time on record that DC has reached 104°F or higher during any month of the year.
Charlotte, NC: Tied the all-time record of 104°F on June 30.
Columbia, SC.: Set an all-time record high of 109°F, breaking the previous all-time record high of 107°F.
Nashville, TN: Set an all-time record high of 109°F, breaking the previous record of 107°F.
Mother Nature is just getting warmed up.”