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2016 is set to break even the temperature records of 2015

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 1:13 pm | World Meteorological Organization

It is very likely that 2016 will be the hottest year on record, with global temperatures even higher than the record-breaking temperatures in 2015. Preliminary data shows that 2016’s global temperatures are approximately 1.2° Celsius above pre-industrial ... More >>

WMO: 2015 likely to be Warmest on Record

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 2:06 pm | World Meteorological Organization

Geneva 25 November 2015 (WMO) The global average surface temperature in 2015 is likely to be the warmest on record and to reach the symbolic and significant milestone of 1° Celsius above the pre-industrial era. This is due to a combination of a strong ... More >>

2013: Continuing high temperatures, many climate extremes

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 10:09 am | World Meteorological Organization

The year 2013 is currently on course to be among the top ten warmest years since modern records began in 1850, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The first nine months, January to September, tied with 2003 as the seventh warmest ... More >>

2012: Record Arctic Sea Ice Melt, Multiple Extremes

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 4:53 pm | World Meteorological Organization

The years 2001–2011 were all among the warmest on record, and, according to the World Meteorological Organization, the first ten months indicate that 2012 will most likely be no exception despite the cooling influence of La Niña early in the year. More >>

2010 in the top three warmest years

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 1:05 pm | World Meteorological Organization

The year 2010 is almost certain to rank in the top 3 warmest years since the beginning of instrumental climate records in 1850... Over the ten years from 2001 to 2010, global temperatures have averaged 0.46°C above the 1961-1990 average, 0.03°C above ... More >>

2000–2009, The Warmest Decade

Thursday, 10 December 2009, 10:13 am | World Meteorological Organization

The year 2009 is likely to rank in the top 10 warmest on record since the beginning of instrumental climate records in 1850, according to data sources compiled by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The global combined sea surface and land ... More >>

Extreme Weather Events Might Increase

Friday, 4 July 2003, 3:37 pm | World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, 2 July 2003 - Record extremes in weather and climate events continue to occur around the world. Recent scientific assessments indicate that, as the global temperatures continue to warm due to climate change, the number and intensity of ... More >>

 

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