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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# hot hot hot

This year
Tens of millions battling dangerously high temperatures as record heatwaves sweep the world
Record heat forecasts have impacted parts of the US, Europe and Asia.
Athens Acropolis closes at hottest hours as Greece hit with heatwave
Temperatures reached 39 degrees in Athens yesterday, and parts of the country could see highs as much as 44 degrees today.
Last year
Carlow hits 31.7 degrees to provisionally break Ireland's all-time August high temperature record
The mercury hit 30.5 degrees in Carlow yesterday.
'Move slowly, keep in the shade, don't sunbathe': How to stay cool (and safe) in the hot weather
A report by
Céimin Burke
Several days of hot weather can cause physical stress and illness.
Danish double as Pedersen and Vingegaard turn up Tour de France heat
Pederson became the third Dane to win a stage on this year’s Tour.
Intense heat incoming as Met Éireann warns climate change raises chance of record-breaking temps
Temperatures could reach over 30 in some areas and may bring a ‘tropical night’.
2021 was the ‘sixth warmest year on record’, new temperature measurements show
Scientists said the exceptionally hot year is part of a long-term warming trend that shows hints of accelerating.
All time
Hot weather and sunny spells set to remain this weekend with temperatures to hit 24 degrees
The good weather is set to last this weekend and into early next week.
Temperatures to reach up to 26 degrees today in parts with plenty of sunshine
The recent spell of good weather is set to stick around until at least this weekend.
Ireland records first 'tropical night' in 20 years, NI breaks temperature record again
Northern Ireland exceeded its highest temperature on record today while it was also the hottest day of the year in the Republic.
High temperatures continue as 29.5 degrees reached in one county today
Met Éireann said at least nine weather observing stations have met heat wave criteria.
It's official: Evelyn Cusack says we can now call this weather a 'heat wave'
The past few days have been absolute scorchers.
It's going to be another scorcher today with temperatures to hit as high as 29 degrees
Met Éireann has a High Temperature Advisory in place until midday on Friday.
Poll: Is the weather a bit too hot for comfort?
Temperatures in the high 20s are expected to remain a feature across the island over the coming week.
With sweltering heat expected to continue, Met Éireann issues 'high temperature advisory'
High to very high UV levels are expected today and over the coming days.
Temperatures to reach 27 degrees over the weekend, warm spell to continue next week
The warm spell is to last until at least Tuesday, according to Met Éireann.
Temperatures reached 25 degrees in three counties today
Other areas of the country experience top temperatures of 23 degrees this afternoon.
France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees
Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.
A warm weather warning is in effect for most of the west coast as temperatures soar
The government warned the public to be vigilant against the risk of forest fires.
It's going to be a warm, warm weekend with top temperatures of 20 degrees
However, unsettled weather is forecast early next week.
Warm spell to continue as Met Éireann confirms Saturday as hottest day of the year so far
Temperatures reached 22.9 degrees Celsius in Oak Park in Carlow yesterday.
Ireland hasn't had record-breaking temperatures like the UK, but people have been enjoying the sunshine anyway
In London, the mercury reached 21.2 degrees.
The last four years were the hottest on record, UN confirms
The 20 warmest years in history all occurred within the last 22 years.
Met Eireann confirm summer 2018 as one of hottest and driest in decades
According to the forecaster, the unusually warm summer was down to a shift in the north Atlantic jet stream.
Temperatures to remain in the 20s for most of the week but don't put the brolly away just yet
It’ll be a bit of a mixed bag in the coming days.
It's going to be roasting again today - but there is the risk of showers
The heat has forced Irish Water to put a hosepipe ban in place in the Greater Dublin Area from Monday.
Today was the hottest JUNE day on record since 1976
Temperatures soared across the country as Ireland’s extended heatwave continued unabated.
Temperatures will hit 30 degrees for the next three days
So. Hot.
Photos: How Ireland enjoyed the sun when temperatures hit 20 degrees
Don’t forget sunscreen.
Eatyard is celebrating its 1st birthday this weekend with a super hot chili pepper eating contest
It’s getting hot in here.
Global warming could make some cities eight degrees hotter by end of century
Such a temperature spike could have dire consequences for the health of city-dwellers.
Today is going to be hot with temperatures climbing as high as 24°C
It will be cloudy this morning but there will be good sunshine in the afternoon and evening.
Last year was the warmest year ever recorded
The analysis found that atmospheric concentrations of both carbon dioxide and methane reached record levels.
Highs of 23 degrees today but showers back tomorrow
Tomorrow will be a generally bright day with sunny spells but scattered showers are also set to make an appearance.
Sunny weekend ahead with highs of 25 degrees early next week
The UK is set for a mini heatwave with temperatures reaching the low 30s.
Which Of These Places Is Ireland Hotter Than Today?
Our heatwave against the world.
Last month was the hottest April the planet has experienced in modern times
That’s 369 months in a row that temperatures were at or above average.
6 things you can actually cook with Tesco’s hottest chilli
Are you brave enough…?
It looks like today will be one of the hottest days of the year
Ask your boss if you can work outside today.
This kid is going viral for flipping out after eating a ghost pepper
It’s ONLY 400 times hotter than a jalapeno.