Source: Global Climate Report -- August 2018 (NOAA)
Death toll in South Korea heat wave hits 42. (Inquirer, 8/8/2018)
Heat wave in Japan sends record 30,000 people to hospital in August. (Japan Today, 9/21/2018)
Source: Global Climate Report -- July 2018 (NOAA)
It's hot! Record July temperature heating up the world. (USA Today, 7/26/2018)
Red hot planet: This summer’s punishing and historic heat in 7 maps and charts. (Washington Post, 8/17/2010)
Source: Global Climate Report -- June 2018 (NOAA)
Red-hot planet: All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week. (Washingotn Post, 7/5/2018)
Global Climate Report (May 2018)
Global Climate Report (April 2018)
North America is one of the new places in the world that turned blue in April.
5/8/2018 update starts here.
4/10/2018 update starts here.
Source: Global Climate Report, February 2018 (NOAA)
3/20/2018 update, "NOAA reports that globally we're starting out 2018 on the warm side", starts here.
Global Climate Report - January 2018. (NOAA)
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NOAA month-by-month in 2017.