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Sydney, Australia, Hit 117 Degrees While the U.S. Froze This Weekend

From TIME - January 8, 2018

Temperature extremes across the globe spanned more than 185 degrees Farenheit at the weekend as Sydney melted and parts of the U.S. froze.

Western Sydney touched 117 degrees on Sunday afternoon local time, the citys hottest day since 1939. Weekend temperatures at Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire plummeted to minus 36 degrees.

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