Thursday, 21 June 2018

May 2018 was the world’s 'fourth-warmest' May on record

Source: Aljazeera, 19th June 2018

Aljazeera reported, "(...) "Fourth-warmest" may not seem like much of a headline, but the only warmer Mays were 2016, 2015 and 2017, in that order. The combined average temperature over land and sea was 0.80 Celsius above the 20th century average of 14.8C. May 2018 was the 42nd consecutive May, and the 401st consecutive month where temperatures were above this average. (...)"

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