First 6 months of the year remain among the top-10 warmest
In keeping with Earth’s warming trend this year, June 2021 placed as fifth-warmest June in the 142-year global climate record. The year-to-date (through June) average global temperature ranked eighth highest on record, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information.
Here’s a closer look into NOAA’s latest monthly global climate report:
Climate by the numbers - June 2021
The average global surface (land and ocean) temperature in June was 1.58 degrees F (0.88 of a degree C) above the 20th-century average of 59.9 degrees F (15.5 degrees C), making June the fifth warmest in the climate record.
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