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WASHINGTON | The heat is back on high: May smashes US temperature records

WASHINGTON (AP) — Record heat returned to the United States with a vengeance in May. May warmed to a record average 65.4 degrees in the Lower 48 states, breaking the high of 64.7 set in 1934, according to federal weather figures released Wednesday. May was 5.2 degrees above the 20th century’s average for the month. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The heat is back on high: May smashes US temperature records