This past June was the hottest month in the history of humanity

Il mese di giugno di quest’anno ha fatto registrare nuovamente un caldo record a livello mondiale, secondo i dati pubblicati dalla Noaa.

Yet another record. Yet another warning for humanity. Last month was the hottest June since records began in 1880, according to the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Data show that sea and land temperatures were 0.9 degrees hotter than last year’s average, a value 0.02 degrees above the previous record set in 2015.

14 consecutive months of record temperatures

Temperatures also broke records in the first 6 months of 2016, with 0.2 degrees above the same period of the previous year and 1.05 above the 20th century average. Moreover, June marks the 14th consecutive month of record temperatures the 40th consecutive June with temperatures at least nominally above the 20th century average.

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