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August ties with July as hottest month on record

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How temperatures across the globe compared to normal during August 2016. Photograph: NASA

August continued the remarkable streak of record hot months in 2016, equalling July as the hottest month on record

September 13, 2016 — In what has become a common refrain this year, last month ranked as the hottest August on record, according to NASA data released Monday. Not only that, but the month tied July as the hottest month the world has seen in the last 136 years.  Continue reading August ties with July as hottest month on record

Last month was hottest June on record

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CLIMATE CHANGE. An anti-global warming protester holds up a placard in Cleveland, Ohio, near the Republican National Convention site on July 18, 2016. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

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