In some parts of the northern hemisphere, the hottest days of summer have already set records this year. In others, the highest temperatures are yet to come. The sunshine brings people outdoors, to cool off at the beach, on a high mountain glacier, or in a park fountain. Here is an image of a hot Summer day in China.
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Article by Alan Taylor, senior editor at The Atlantic.