June 2014, the warmest June on record
Noah Diffenbaugh presented this great figure below illustrating the continued increase in global temperature. June 2014 was the hottest June on record since the start of records in 1880.
This past June was 0.72 degrees celsius above the 20th century average!
This curators choice was chosen by Jason Davison because he loves climate science.
Originally shared by Noah Diffenbaugh
Just Released: June 2014 Was The Warmest June On Record
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced that June 2014 had the warmest global temperature of any June since record keeping began in 1880:
“According to NOAA scientists, the globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for June 2014 was the highest for June since record keeping began in 1880. It also marked the 38th consecutive June and 352nd consecutive month with a global temperature above the 20th century average. The last below-average global temperature for June was in 1976 and the last below-average global temperature for any month was February 1985.”
The image shows where the June 2014 temperature ranked relative to other Junes in the past 135 years for different areas of the globe. Reds show where June 2014 was warmer than average, and blue shows where June 2014 was cooler than average.
The full report (and image) are available here:
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