Antarctic Watch Headlines 02/07/2020

Antarctica just hit 65 degrees, its warmest temperature ever recorded
Washington Post, 2020-02-07
Just days after the Earth saw its warmest January on record, Antarctica has broken its warmest temperature ever recorded. A reading of 65 degrees was taken Thursday at Esperanza Base along Antarctica’s Trinity Peninsula, making it the ordinarily frigid continent’s highest measured temperature in history. The Argentine research base is on …

It was nearly 65 degrees in Antarctica, which may be the warmest day ever recorded there
USA Today, 2020-02-07
The temperature was recorded at an Argentine research base on the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. It beats the previous record of 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit, set in 2015. The Antarctic Peninsula is among the fastest warming regions on Earth. A balmy temperature of nearly 65 degrees was recorded in Antarctica on Thursday, and if verified …

Antarctica registers hottest temperature ever at nearly 65 degrees Fahrenheit
CNBC, 2020-02-07
Antarctica just broke its hottest temperature ever recorded at 64.9 degrees Fahrenheit as climate change continues to accelerate across the world. The reading beats the continent’s previous record of 63.

UN reviewing if latest Antarctica temperature reading is record high
MarketWatch, 2020-02-07
The U.N. weather agency said Friday that an Argentine research base on the northern tip of Antarctica is reporting a temperature that, if confirmed, could

It’s T-Shirt Weather in Antarctica as Temperature Breaks Record
Bloomberg on, 2020-02-07
Reading at Argentina’s Esperanza base surpassed the previous high set in 2015. The temperature in Antarctica reached a record-breaking 18.3 degrees Celsius (65 Fahrenheit) at one site on Thursday, almost a full degree above the previous high set five years ago.

Antarctica May Have Just Set a New All-Time Continental Record High
The Weather Channel, 2020-02-07
A research station in Antarctica recorded a staggering temperature on Thursday.

Antarctica just recorded its hottest temperature ever
Mercury News, 2020-02-07
This means that the temperature at Esperanza was practically identical to what was felt Thursday afternoon in San Diego, California.

Recorded temp of 65 degrees in Antarctica would be hottest ever, UN says
WECT, 2020-02-07
(AP) – The U.N. weather agency says an Argentine research base on the northern tip of Antarctica is reporting a temperature that, if confirmed, could amount to a record high for the icy continent. The World Meteorological Organization said Friday the base has recorded 18.3 degrees Celsius, or 64.9 Fahrenheit. That would top the former record of …