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June 2020 in Russia was one of the warmest on record

June of this year ranked third among the most warm first summer months in Russia for all history of meteorological observations, told RIA Novosti the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center Roman Vilfand.

The weather forecaster said that in the Russian regions the temperature anomalies were distributed unevenly.

"In the Central and southern areas is warm enough, has exceeded the norm by two or more degrees. Record heat was in the Arctic region - the Kolyma, Yakutia, Chukotka. There is a deviation of plus six to eight degrees," - said Vilfand.

He explained that the large negative anomalies, up to minus two degrees, was in the South Urals and in the Khabarovsk territory.