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Fri Aug 13, 2021, 01:37 PM

July was Earth's hottest month on record, NOAA says

July was Earth's hottest month on record, NOAA says

After a month of dangerous heat waves that impacted the globe, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday that July was officially the world’s hottest month ever recorded.

"In this case, first place is the worst place to be," said NOAA Administrator Rick Spinrad. "July is typically the world’s warmest month of the year, but July 2021 outdid itself as the hottest July and month ever recorded. This new record adds to the disturbing and disruptive path that climate change has set for the globe."

According to new global data, the combined land and ocean-surface temperature was 1.67 degrees F above the 20th-century average of 60.4 degrees F, making it the hottest July since record keeping began 142 years ago.

Meanwhile, it was 0.02 of a degree F higher than the previous record set in July 2016, which was then tied in 2019 and 2020.

The four hottest months ever recorded all within six years, including the last three consecutive years...

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Fri Aug 13, 2021, 01:54 PM

1. Unfortunately not for long,,,,

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