Looking for the three warmest months on record? Well, the first three of 2016 have arrived… Read more >
November 20, 2014 12:23 PM EDT
Today, NOAA announced another startling record-breaking month of elevated global temperatures. We have just experienced the hottest October since record keeping began 135 years ago. This year, May, June, August, September and now October – half the months so far – all smashed previous records for global land and ocean temperatures.
According to NOAA, “The January–October combined global land and ocean average surface temperature was the warmest such period on record, surpassing the previous record set in 1998 and 2010.”
January 21, 2014 4:09 PM EDT
Even as I sit in the northern hemisphere winter writing this, I am not surprised that 2013 ranked within the top 10 hottest over the 134-year record maintained by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). According to NOAA, 9 of the top 10 years occurred this century. Read more >