Globe had 2nd warmest year to date, 4th warmest September on record

Globe had 2nd warmest year to date, 4th warmest September on record


The year-to-date average temperature was 1.57 degrees F above the 20th-century average of 57.5 degrees. This was the second warmest for this period, 0.23 of a degree behind the record set in 2016. Nine of the 10 warmest January-September global temperatures have occurred since 2005, with 1998 as the only exception. Africa had its warmest September on record; South America, its fifth; Asia, its seventh; North America, its eighth; Oceania, its 12th; and Europe, its 19th. Captions and Image source: NOAA

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This year, 2017, is the second-warmest year on record for the entire globe.

September was the fourth-warmest September on record and saw a number of weather anomalies across the globe…

Nine of the 10 warmest January-September global temperatures have occurred since 2005, with 1998 as the only exception. Africa had its warmest September on record; South America, its fifth; Asia, its seventh; North America, its eighth; Oceania, its 12th; and Europe, its 19th.

Read Full Article; NOAA (10-18-2017)

2017 is second-warmest year on record, NOAA says; CBS News (10-18-2017)
The records date back 138 years to 1880, the NOAA said…

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