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Temperatures reached a record high in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, yesterday

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  • Siglufjörður village Temperatures soared up to was 17.6 degrees Celsius (64 Fahrenheit) in Siglufjörður in North Iceland yesterday. Photo/Pjetur

The highest temperature ever recorded in Iceland in early May was 17.6 degrees Celsius (64 Fahrenheit) in Siglufjörður in North Iceland yesterday, reports Morgunblaðið. 

According to meteorologist Trausti Jónsson, temperatures will remain unusually high. Temperatures in Seyðisfjörður in East Iceland measured 16.6 (61.88 Fahrenheit) degrees Celsius this morning.

February 2016 was the warmest seasonally adjusted month in more than a century of global recordkeeping, according to NASA. Temperatures in February ran 1.35 degrees Celsius (2.43 Fahrenheit) above the 1951-1980 global average for the month.

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