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Temperature Across Iran Tops Long-Term Average

The arid and semi-arid country, already desiccated thanks to the growing drought, experienced a noticeable temperature rise, scorching in the summer's uncomfortably hot weather
Temperature Across Iran Tops Long-Term Average  Temperature Across Iran Tops Long-Term Average

Iran's average temperature was 1.3 degrees Celsius higher than the long-term average for the last 10 months since the beginning of the current water year (Sep. 23, 2017), National Drought Warning and Monitoring Center at Iran Meteorological Organization announced.
The arid and semi-arid land, which was already parched thanks to the growing drought, is now scorching in the summer's uncomfortably hot weather, with no region spared.
According to the figures, all provinces experienced a temperature rise during the 10 months in question. However, the provinces of West Azarbaijan and Zanjan have registered the greatest rises respectively with 2.2° C and 2° C increases, ISNA quoted Sadeq Ziaian, the center's head, as saying.
 

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