Monday, July 28, 2014

May and June Were Hottest on Record

The world experienced record heat throughout the last two months. May and June 2014 were the warmest globally since records began in 1880, with temperature averages 1.3°F higher than the averages for both months. The average global temperature in May was 59.9°F, and the average global temperature in June was 61.2°F. Research suggests that the timing and intensity of the next El NiƱo will determine whether or not 2014 becomes the hottest year on record. Read more »