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NOAA: July was hottest month on record

NOAA said July marked the hottest month for the Earth since record keeping began 137 years ago.

July marked the hottest month for the Earth since record keeping began 137 years ago, marking the 15th consecutive month of record-breaking heat.

July 2016 was 1.57 degrees above the 20th century average, breaking last year’s record for the warmest July on record by 0.11 degrees, according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Environmental Information.

July was the 15th month in a row that broke a monthly heat record, surpassing July 2015 as the warmest month on record. Records date from 1880.

The globally averaged sea surface temperature was a record high for July and the year to date, NOAA reported.



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