This Summer Broke the World Record for the Highest Temperature Recorded

From an AP story by Jamey Keaten and Seth Borenstein headlined “This summer broke the world record for the highest temperature officially recorded”:

Earth has sweltered through its hottest Northern Hemisphere summer ever measured, with a record warm August capping a season of brutal and deadly temperatures, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

Last month was not only the hottest August scientists ever recorded by far with modern equipment, it was also the second hottest month measured, behind only July 2023, WMO and the European climate service Copernicus announced Wednesday.