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June Temperatures Set New Records

Posted by karen-smith-murphy on July 24, 2014

Many of you might have seen reports that May was another record-setting month for world temperatures.  Well NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDA) has just released their data for June, 2014, and it’s the latest evidence that climate change means climbing temperatures.  According to theirGlobal Analysis report:

June 2014 also marks the second consecutive month with record high global temperatures. With the exception of February (21st warmest), every month to date in 2014 has ranked among the four warmest for its respective month. Additionally, June 2014 marked the 38th consecutive June and 352nd consecutive month with a global temperature above the 20th century average.

Stay tuned to see what NCDA has to say about July’s temperatures.  Meanwhile, stay cool.

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