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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