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NOAA: Earth Was Its Warmest Ever from June to August

New data shows the Earth recorded its warmest-ever temperature for the June-to-August period. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the world-wide average temperature for the three-month period was 16.4 degrees Celsius.  That is 0.71 degrees Celsius higher than the previous record set in 1998, and the highest since the records were first kept in 1880. The world's oceans were particularly warm in August, 0.65 degrees Celsius above the average for the...

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