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Japan hits its highest temperature ever recorded


Japan set a new national temperature record in the third week of a punishing heat wave that has killed dozens.

The mercury soared to 106 degrees Monday in Kumagaya, which is about 40 miles northwest of Tokyo, the country’s highest temperature on record. For perspective, 106 degrees is also the highest temperature on record in both Atlanta and Washington, D.C. The mark surpassed the previous record 105.8 degrees set in Shimanto, Kochi Prefecture. in August 2013.


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