Assessing the Global Climate in October 2019. Second warmest October on record for the globe. (NOAA)
October paradox: Cool in US, hotter around world. (GoErie, 11/16/2019)
Rain, snow and early-season freezing across much of the United States sent the country’s average temperature for October plunging to its lowest in a decade, after months of near-record or record-high temperatures.
But despite the national dip, it was the warmest October on record across the globe, and 2019 continues to trend warmer than normal in the U.S. and around the world.
Guess Dinah didn't see the NOAA report.
NOAA Data Confirms July Was Hottest Month Ever Recorded. (The New York Times, 8/15/2019)
The record heat was felt in most parts of the globe, the agency said, including parts of North America, southern Asia, southern Africa and much of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. There were no record cold July temperatures anywhere.
June 2019 was hottest on record for the globe. (NOAA, 7/18/2019)
Assessing the Global Climate in June 2019. Warmest June on record for the globe, record-low Antarctic sea ice extent. (NOAA, 7/18/2019)
Assessing the Global Climate in May 2019Fourth warmest May for globe, record-low Antarctic sea ice extent. (NOAA, 6/18/2019)
Earth Just Experienced Its Second Warmest April on Record. (The Weather Channel, 5/20/2019)
That may not sound like a big temperature anomaly, but only nine months dating to 1880 had a global monthly temperature departure of 1 degree Celsius or more in the global temperature database from NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies.
February 2019 ranked fifth hottest on record for the globe. (NOAA, 3/19/2019)
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