New record: this January was the warmest on record


Новый рекорд: этот январь стал самым теплым в истории наблюдений

Data showed last January was the warmest on the planet for all history of meteorological observations. Average global temperature rose by 2.5 degrees above the average the twentieth century.

Last month was the hottest January in history on the surface planet, and the ocean, with average temperatures exceeded the data for 141 years, according to the National oceanic and atmospheric administration.

The last five years and the past decade are the hottest in 150 years of record keeping, which testifies to the growing pace of climate crisis. 2019 is already considered to be the hottest year in history.

A pulse unusual heat was felt in most parts of Russia, Scandinavia and Eastern Canada, where the temperature was 5°C above average or higher. In Boston recorded the warmest January of all-day – + 23°C.

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