Honours completed sometime ago, with a mark that enables further research. The model results were nothing to write home about. I was able to tweak the model to match, broadly, alkalinity observations around towards the end of the last glacial period. I did also get to learn more about myself. After years of denial, I sought help with mild depression and my outlook improved significantly.
Are you sure about those records?
From NOAA's National Climate Data Center list of temperature records in July 2011: "Out of a possible 173,311 records: 1,564 (Broken) + 1,086 (Tied) = 2,650 Total"