NOAA: July Was Hottest Month On Record For The Planet
NOAA REPORT SAYS LAST MONTH WAS THE HOTTEST JULY WORLDWIDE SINCE RECORD KEEPING BEGAN 140 YEARS AGO
(CNN) – It’s not just you, it really is getting hotter.
In fact, last month was the hottest July since record keeping began, that’s 140 years!
That’s not for your home-town or the U.S. it’s for the entire planet.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this July was 1.7 degrees warmer than last century’s average.
It’s part of a larger trend, nine of the 10 hottest July’s have been recorded since 2005.
It’s no surprise that ice is disappearing at the same time.
Both the Arctic and Antarctic set records for lowest amount of sea ice coverage in 41 years.