Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Climate Change - July 2015

July 2015 was the warmest month in the modern temperature record.

The average temperature for July 2015 across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.46°F (0.81°C) above the 20th century average, according to the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

They say: "As July is climatologically the warmest month for the year, this was also the all-time highest monthly temperature in the 1880–2015 record, at 16.61°C, surpassing the previous record set in 1998 by 0.08°C."





The first 10 months of 2015 comprised the warmest such period on record across the world's land and ocean surfaces, at 0.86°C (1.55°F) above the 20th century average, surpassing the previous record of 2014 by 0.12°C (0.22°F). 

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