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Warmest September across the globe!

Warmest September across the globe!

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by Ben Pine

WHAS11.com

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 8:24 AM

The State of the Climate Global Analysis from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says September of 2012 was the warmest on record with average land and ocean temperatures.

 

  • The average combined global land and ocean surface temperature for September 2012 tied with 2005 as the warmest September on record, at 0.67°C (1.21°F) above the 20th century average of 15.6°C (60.1°F). Records began in 1880.

  • The globally-averaged land surface temperature for September 2012 was the third warmest September on record, at 1.02°C (1.84°F) above average. The globally-averaged ocean surface temperature tied with 1997 as the second warmest September on record, at 0.54°C (0.97°F) above average.

  • The average combined global land and ocean surface temperature for January–September 2012 was the eighth warmest such period on record, at 0.57°C (1.03°F) above the 20th century average.

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