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2018 Was the Fourth Hottest Year on Record

June 5, 2019 - Posted in Weather by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
This animated figure shows the seasonal cycle in global temperature anomalies for every month since 1880.
2018 was the fourth hottest year in the modern record, part of a decades-long trend of warming. The record dates back to 1880, when it became possible to collect consistent, reliable temperatures around the planet. NASA and NOAA work together to track the temperatures, part of ongoing research into our warming planet. Continue reading… NASA Earth Observatory.
 

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