Climate

How hot was Aug 2022?

From NOAA’s August 20022 Global Climate Report: The August 2022 global surface temperature departure was the sixth highest for August in the 143-year record at 0.90°C (1.62°F) above the 20th century average of 15.6°C (60.1°F). The ten warmest Augusts on record have all occurred since 2009. August 2022 also marked …

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Where is the CO2 data?

Back to more serious data stuff today. Now, you may have been wondering where to get a visualization and the data for CO2 measurements collected on Mahe Island, Seychelles. All you have to do is start on NOAA’s Global Monitoring Laboratory where you will find a map with a bunch …

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How hot was July 2022?

From NOAA’s July 2022 Global Climate Report: The July 2022 global surface temperature departure was the sixth highest for July in the 143-year record at 0.87°C (1.57°F) above the 20th century average of 15.8°C (60.4°F). The five warmest Julys on record have all occurred since 2016. July 2022 also marked …

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How much has your country warmed?

The Berkeley Earth page Actionable Climate Science for Policymakers has a Country-Level Warming Projections interactive graphic. Select a country and a graph, such as the one here for the U.S. appears. Click on the button below the graph,  View More Details, and you will get extra text information and links …

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How hot was the UK?

I’m sharing this Washington Post article,  Britain’s freakish heat demolishes records. Here’s what happened, because they have inserted this excellent graphic from Robert Rhode of Berkeley Earth. The graph says it all, but if you prefer words: The maximum temperature reached Tuesday in Coningsby, England — 130 miles north of …

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How hot was June 2022?

From NOAA’s June 2022 Global Climate Report: The global surface temperature for June 2022 was the sixth-highest in the 143-year record at 0.87°C (1.57°F) above the 20th century average. This month was also 0.08°C (0.14°F) cooler than the warmest June on record set in 2019. The ten warmest Junes have …

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How hot was May 2022?

From NOAA’s May 200 Global Climate Report: The May global surface temperature was 1.39°F (0.77°C) above the 20th-century average of 58.6°F (14.8°C). This ranks as the ninth-warmest May in the 143-year record, 0.30°F (0.17°C) cooler than the warmest May months (2016 and 2020). It was the coolest May since 2013, …

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What are Earth Minute Videos?

NASA has a number of whiteboard animations called Earth Minute Videos: NASA isn’t all about interplanetary exploration; in fact, the agency spends much of its time studying our home planet. This fun whiteboard animation series explains Earth science to the science-curious. The videos themselves don’t have much math but each …

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