Warmest on Record!
Global surface temperature anomalies from January to June 2010.
The temperatures are compared to the average global temperature from 1971-2000.
Asheville NC, USA — According to the most recent climate report from The USA’s National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration – NOAA,?? we have experienced he warmest January???June on record for the global land and ocean temperatures.
- The worldwide land, on average, had its second warmest January???June, behind 2007.
- The worldwide averaged ocean temperature was the second warmest January???June, behind 1998.
- The year-to-date (January-June) combined global land and ocean temperature was the warmest on record.
- The worldwide land surface temperature had its second warmest year-to-date (January-June), behind 2007.
- The worldwide ocean temperature was the second warmest year-to-date (January-June), behind 1998.
- 2010 surpassed 1998 (Feb, Jul, Aug) for the most “warmest months” in any calendar year.
Radiosonde measurements indicate that, for the January-June year-to-date period, temperatures in the mid-troposphere were 0.89??C (1.60??F) above average, resulting in the warmest January???June (out of 53 years) since global radiosonde measurements began in 1958. Meanwhile, satellite analyses of the January???June year-to-date period for the middle troposphere were second warmest in the 32-year satellite record, behind 1998.
For more details visit the complete NOAA reports online at: www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/?report=global
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