Every day, thousands of measurements are taken across the world by weather stations, ships, satellites, floating buoys and weather balloons. Scientists combine these different data sources together to take the Earth’s temperature and see how it is changing over time
NOAA: ‘This marks the 14th consecutive month the monthly global temperature record has been broken, the longest such streak in the 137-year record’
WASHINGTON, DC, USA (July 21, 2016) — Last month was the hottest June in modern history, marking the 14th consecutive month that global heat records have been broken, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Tuesday, July 19. Continue reading Last month was hottest June on record→
Fort Yukon has recorded Alaska’s coldest ever temperatures but this winter temperatures have been much warmer than usual, leading to dangerously thin ice
March 15, 2016 — This year’s record-breaking temperatures have robbed the Arctic of its winter, sending snowmobilers plunging through thin ice into freezing rivers and forcing deliveries of snow to the starting line of Alaska’s legendary Iditarod dogsledding race.