Sunday, 20 December 2015

Climate Change - Global temperature information for November 2015

The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for November 2015 was the highest for November in the 136-year period of record, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The temperature was 0.97°C (1.75°F) above the 20th century average of 12.9°C (55.2°F), breaking the previous record of 2013 by 0.15°C (0.27°F). 

This marks the seventh consecutive month that a monthly global temperature record has been broken. 

September, October and November together make up Northern Hemisphere Autumn, and Southern Hemisphere Spring.

The September–November seasonal temperature was 0.96°C (1.73°F) above the 20th century average of 14.0°C (57.1°F). 

This marks the highest departure from average for the season in the 136-year period of record, surpassing the previous record set last year by 0.21°C (0.38°F).

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