Extreme heatwave conditions are affecting Iran, with most of the country’s main cities recording their hottest June day since records began.
June temperature records were broken on June 28 in Tehran when 42 °C (107.6 °F) was recorded. Monthly records were also broken in Esfahan where 42.1 °C (107.7 °F) was registerd, Mashhad with 41.6 °C (106.8 °F), Shahrud with 40.4 °C (104.7 °F) and Bojnourd with 41.8 °C (107.2 °F).
On June 28, Sabzevar recorded 44.7 °C (112.4 °F), missing the all-time June record by just 0.1 °C (0.18 °F), while Yazd recorded 43.8 °C (110.8 °F), missing the June record by 0.2 °C (0.3 °F).
Daytime June temperatures in Tehran usually reach highs of around 34 °C (93 °F), dropping to an average minimum temperature of around 22 °C (72 °F) at night.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in June has been 41 °C (105°F), with the lowest recorded temperature 11 °C (51 °F).
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