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The past 4 days were the hottest on record

The logo for Meta's new app Threads, right, and that of Twitter. (Richard Drew/AP)
The logo for Meta's new app Threads, right, and that of Twitter. (Richard Drew/AP)

The average global temperature hit 63 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday, surpassing the most recent records set by Tuesday and Monday. The last time this planetary average record was broken was in 2016.

We speak with Marshall Shepherd, director of the University of Georgia’s atmospheric sciences program, to tell us more about this heat.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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