Updated 08/08/2012 04:16 PM
July was hottest month on record
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RALEIGH--July was the hottest month ever on record in the U.S. since the government started keeping records in 1895. The latest monthly climate report also shows the 12-month period ending in July was the warmest recorded in those 117 years.