By Paul Homewood
The latest fake heatwave news from the BBC:
Extremely hot weather has started to hit most of the United States, with temperatures set to peak over the weekend, meteorologists say.
The heatwave could affect about 200 million people in major cities like New York, Washington and Boston in the East Coast, and the Midwest region too.
In some places, temperatures could be close to or exceed 100F (38C). Parts of Canada are also being hit.
Experts link more frequent heatwaves in recent years to climate change.
The world experienced its hottest June on record this year, with an average temperature worldwide of 61.6F (16.4C), according to new data.
Earlier this month, the US state of Alaska, part of which lies inside the Arctic Circle, registered record high temperatures.
As I revealed last week, the Alaska claim was fake.
But what about this latest heatwave? Is it anything unusual?
Well not in New York, that’s for sure.
The temperature in Central Park never even got near 100F, peaking at 95F yesterday.
Below is a chart of the highest temperatures recorded each year at Central Park since 1870.
The record for Central Park was 106F, set in 1936. Since 1870, 95F has been equalled or exceeded in no less than 112 years.
In other words, heatwaves like this one are the rule, and not the exception.
Strange that the BBC forgot to mention that!