1. Yuma, Arizona (USA) 4015 hours per year│ 2. Phoenix, Arizona (USA) 3872 hours│ 3. Aswan (Egypt) 3863 hours│ 4. Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) 3825 hours│ 5. Dongola (Sudan) 3814 hours│ Source: Guinness
While in other parts of Northern Europe, especially Britain and Scandinavia, a heat wave is expected to continue well into July, in Iceland this summer has been gray and wet. This also hurts tourism in Reykjavik.
A heat wave is ravaging countries around the world. Although many celebrate sunny days, wildfires, wasted crops and health problems are some of the many disastrous consequences hot weather can have.
Although it's still freezing now, the temperature is expected to rise next week. Warmer sunny days are bound to get people outdoors soon. Here's a pictorial journey into spring, from the Alps to the Baltic Sea.
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