Another heat record broken: Hottest June 22 in Netherlands ever

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At 11:20 a.m. thermometers in Arcen, Limburg read 32.2 degrees Celsius, thereby making today the hottest June 22nd ever measured in the Netherlands. This is the 9th heat record broken in the country so far this year and the third one this month, according to Weeronline.

February 15th, March 30th and 31st, May 27th and 29th and June 15th and 21st also broke heat records. 

Today is exceptionally hot in the Netherlands, especially in the southeast with maximums ranging between 33 and 35 degrees. Some places may even hit 36 degrees Celsius.

Friday is also expected to be summery, with cooler weather following over the weekend. Friday will be cloudy with some rain and maximum temperatures ranging from 20 degrees on the Wadden to 27 degrees in the southeast. Saturday and Sunday will also be cloudy, with more chance of rain, and afternoon temperatures between 18 and 22 degrees, according to the weather service. 

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