9 of the 10 warmest years in the instrumental record have now occurred since the year 2000.
The exception was 1998, which was affected by a very strong El Nino event.
That means nobody born since 1976 has experienced a colder-than-average year.
2014 was not even affected by an El Nino, which has been the case for previous record years.
For a more complete picture of 2014, there is a detailed report: