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It's mid-week, and you're probably stuck inside at your desk right now. Sorry about that. But maybe a little ray of sunshine might help. Here's a roundup of some of the best pictures from around the world, in places where temperatures have felt downright balmy.

Two women take photos of cherry blossoms at Toronto's High Park Sunday, May 5. The park was filled with sight-seers as the area experienced warm temperatures.

Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press

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In Duisburg, Germany, a woman enjoys a cold treat at a fountain in Duisburg, Germany, on Monday, May 6.

Frank Augstein/The Associated Press

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Cale Whitener, age 4, cools off in one of the fountains at Puget Sound Navy Shipyard Memorial Plaza in Bremerton, Wash. in this photo taken Sunday, May 5.

Larry Steagall/The Associated Press

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Warm spring temperatures in Germany let the plants bloom quickly and insects are starting their business. Here, a bumblebee lifts off a rapeseed field in Duisburg, Germany, Wednesday, May 8.

Frank Augstein/The Associated Press

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A woman jogs through a rapeseed field in Duisburg, Germany, Wednesday, May 8. Warm spring temperatures in Germany let the plants bloom quickly and people are enjoying fresh air.

Frank Augstein/The Associated Press

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Indian schoolchildren sipped cold drinks as they walked to school in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 7. Northern and eastern plains continued to reel under a searing heat wave, with the mercury rising above 41 degrees Celsius in Delhi. In western India, millions of people are eagerly awaiting the monsoon season (which usually begins in June), with the region suffering its worst drought in four decades.

Tsering Topgyal/The Associated Press

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Three-year-old Asmin plays during sunny and warm weather in a fountain in Duisburg, Germany, on Monday, May 6. Spring in Germany reached temperatures up to 26 Celsius after an unusually long period of cold winter weather.

Frank Augstein/The Associated Press

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People swim in the river Nile as they celebrate the spring holiday of Sham el Nessim in Cairo, May 6.

Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

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A man sits with his daughter in a swing as they celebrate the spring holiday of Sham el Nessim in Cairo, May 6.

Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

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People walking on a pedestrian overpass during hazy weather conditions in Beijing May 6. The United States Embassy monitor on air quality in China classified the quality of air in Beijing as “hazardous.”

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

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A baby is held up for a photograph as a family enjoys a Spring day near blooming cherry trees in Kungstradgarden park, central Stockholm, Sweden, Monday, May 6.

Jessica Gow/The Associated Press

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A baby wood duck attempts to leap out of the water to join his siblings and mother on the side of a pond in Tower Grove Park in St. Louis on Monday, May 6. After several more attempts the duckling was able to successfully make the leap to dry land.

David Carson/The Associated Press

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Montrealers sought a little shade from the 28 C heat under cherry blossom trees on May 7.

Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press

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