Sunday, 21 August 2016

Climate Change - Global Temperatures for July 2016

For the 15th consecutive month, the global land and ocean temperature departure from average was the highest since global temperature records began in 1880, according to the US National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration.

July is the Earth's warmest month in any year, so the July 2016 average global land and ocean temperature (16.67°C) was the highest temperature for any month on record.

July 2016 marks the 40th consecutive July with temperatures above the 20th century average. 

The last time July global land and ocean temperatures were below average was in 1976.

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