Antarctica registers record temperature of over 20 degrees

Hindustan Times | Feb 14, 2020 at 1:48 PM
  • The reading was taken at Seymour Island, part of a chain off the peninsula that curves out from the northern tip of Antarctica.
  • The news came a week after Argentina’s National Meteorological Service recorded the hottest day on record for Argentine Antarctica: 18.3 degrees Celsius at midday at the Esperanza base, located near the tip of the Antarctic peninsula.
  • It has been recording Antarctic temperatures since 1961.