THE past year has been the second warmest
on record, the Met Office said yesterday, despite the summer being disappointingly cool.
The decade 2000-2009 "is very likely to be the warmest
on record, warmer than the 1990s, than the 1980s and so on," Jarraud said at a news conference, holding up a chart with a temperature curve pointing upward.
before this was in 1949, when the average was 14.
On top of all that, last month was the warmest
January on record globally, 1.
Many states are experiencing the warmest
months on record while others are upping their average monthly temperatures by adding new records to top spots.
It was the fourth warmest
October since records at the university began in 1990 and the warmest
since 2006 with the last day of the month Halloween being the high point with 21.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration said that September was the warmest
on record since global records have been taken, Time Magazine's website reported on Monday.
After the La Nina weather pattern in the Pacific ended, global land and ocean temperatures rose increasingly above the long-term average, and the six months of May to October were among the four warmest
such periods on record, the WMO said.
The finding continues a trend in which nine of the 10 warmest
years in the modern meteorological record have occurred since the year 2000.
Globally, 2010 was one of the warmest
years on record.
SUN-worshippers can look forward to the warmest
weekend of the year so far - with temperatures set to be hotter than in Barcelona.
WEATHERMEN have revealed this year is set to be the UK's third warmest
on record - despite our rotten summer.