World breaks monthly heat record two times in a row (Update)

Jul 21, 2014 by Seth Borenstein
The sun setting over the Gaza strip on July 19, 2014

The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that last month's average global temperature was 61.2 degrees (16.2 Celsius), which is 1.3 degrees higher than the 20th century average. It beat 2010's old record by one-twentieth of a degree.

While one-twentieth of a degree doesn't sound like much, in temperature records it's like winning a horse race by several lengths, said NOAA climate monitoring chief Derek Arndt.

And that's only part of it. The world's oceans not only broke a monthly heat record at 62.7 degrees (17 Celsius), but it was the hottest the oceans have been on record no matter what the month, Arndt said.

"We are living in the steroid era of the climate system," Arndt said.

Arndt said both the June and May records were driven by unusually hot oceans, especially the Pacific and Indian oceans.

Heat records in June broke on every continent but Antarctica, especially in New Zealand, northern South America, Greenland, central Africa and southern Asia.

The United States had only its 33rd hottest June.

All 12 of the world's monthly heat records have been set after 1997, more than half in the last decade. All the global cold monthly records were set before 1917.

And with a likely El Nino this year—the warming of the tropical Pacific which influences the world's weather and increases global temperatures—it is starting to look like another extra warm year, said University of Arizona climate scientist Jonathan Overpeck.

The first six months of the year are the third warmest first six months on record, coming behind 2010 and 1998, according to NOAA

Global temperature records go back to 1880 and this is the 352nd hotter than average month in a row.

"This is what global warming looks like," Overpeck said in an email. "Not record hot everywhere all the time, but certainly a reflection that the odds of record hot are going up everywhere around the planet."

Explore further: World experiences hottest November in 134 years

More information: NOAA on June tempertures: 1.usa.gov/1yQQQqb

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JamesG
1.4 / 5 (18) Jul 21, 2014
And yet the world as a whole hasn't warmed for almost 20 years. It's in the IPCC report.
antigoracle
1.3 / 5 (16) Jul 21, 2014
Overpeck, the fella who got rid of the MWP. Yep, I believe everything from him and NOAA.
http://climateaud...the-mwp/
ryggesogn2
1.4 / 5 (17) Jul 21, 2014
"All 12 of the world's monthly heat records have been set after 1997"
ALL?
The earth is quite old.
They have data for 134 years.
Humans have been considered civilized for 10,000 years and have been roaming about for over 100,000 years.
134/100,000 = .00134
And the earth is much older, so they have records for .000000000134 or less of the earth's history and they can categorically state the earth is as hot has it has EVER been?
Vietvet
4.6 / 5 (16) Jul 21, 2014
Once again the anti-science trolls are the first to comment.
antigoracle
1.4 / 5 (16) Jul 21, 2014
And so the fraud continues
http://www.breitb...and-NOAA
Dr_toad
Jul 21, 2014
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Scroofinator
1.4 / 5 (16) Jul 21, 2014
AGW is pretty much just being used (such as pawns like toadstool who get paid) for nefarious purposes. Pollution must stop, but this is not the way.

Just watch the vid:
https://www.youtu...eI4gqIC-
Miriandandes
2.3 / 5 (12) Jul 21, 2014
"All 12 of the world's monthly heat records have been set after 1997"
ALL?
The earth is quite old.
They have data for 134 years.
Humans have been considered civilized for 10,000 years and have been roaming about for over 100,000 years.
134/100,000 = .00134
And the earth is much older, so they have records for .000000000134 or less of the earth's history and they can categorically state the earth is as hot has it has EVER been?

Scientists can semi-accurately determine temperature and conditions much further back than we have proper records.
These findings are ignored in favor of agenda and arrogance.
kelman66
4.7 / 5 (15) Jul 21, 2014
AGW is pretty much just being used (such as pawns like toadstool who get paid) for nefarious purposes. Pollution must stop, but this is not the way.



Scientists working for a pittance who dedicate their life to whichever path Science leads them to are the fraudsters, but the Oil propaganda machine would never tell a lie eh?
Scroofinator
1 / 5 (6) Jul 22, 2014
Big oil can eat shit, using fossil fuels as a primary energy source is sheer stupidity. Tesla saw it coming, which is why he designed a power grid built on a foundation of renewable resources. His greatest discovery, however, was how to deliver wireless energy over large distances. This was not taken to very kindly, as there would be no way to monitor the usage, thus a profit couldn't be made. The energy industry buried the greatest mind we may ever know, all because of greed.

So again, fuck the oil companies

Watch the video, because that's the take of the group whose presentation is in the vid I linked. It's explained very clearly in terms of raw data and science
Captain Stumpy
4.7 / 5 (15) Jul 22, 2014
"All 12 of the world's monthly heat records have been set after 1997"
ALL?
The earth is quite old.
They have data for 134 years.
Humans have been considered civilized for 10,000 years and have been roaming about for over 100,000 years.
134/100,000 = .00134
And the earth is much older, so they have records for .000000000134 or less of the earth's history and they can categorically state the earth is as hot has it has EVER been?
I hate to tell you this rygg, but you only proved you are incredibly stupid with this post.

the key word was "records"
the claim was for RECORDED history, IOW the TEMPS ON RECORD... but I guess you didn't read that...

NO WAIT- you DID read it, because you QUOTED IT!

so how does relation to recorded temps suddenly translate to
as hot has it has EVER been
HOW does that work?

Oh, RIGHT! IT DOESN'T
you make a CLAIM... you don't need to PROVE ANYTHING, because you are SPECIAL

try reading FIRST and learning ENGLISH!
Captain Stumpy
4.7 / 5 (12) Jul 22, 2014
Watch the video, because that's the take of the group whose presentation is in the vid I linked. It's explained very clearly in terms of raw data and science
then why isn't there a peer reviewed paper published out there?
something like: http://www.drexel...nge.ashx

posted and linked here in this article: http://phys.org/n...ate.html
So again, fuck the oil companies
I can TOTALLY AGREE with THIS... but not the method used to support the claim you used.

Not trying to be picky... but if it cannot stand up to the scrutiny of the peer review process, then it is not likely legitimate science. It MIGHT look legit, but how do you know that there is no hidden agenda or fallacy which renders it useless and irrelevant?

http://sci-ence.o...-flags2/

http://www.defait...oscience
Scroofinator
1.6 / 5 (7) Jul 22, 2014
then why isn't there a peer reviewed paper published out there?

I've already posted one:
http://www.solars...ver.html
but here's another:
http://www.cdejag...osci.pdf

Also, the video is just as reputable as any peer reviewed paper is, as it was developed from cited work and with the help of many scientists. I think your real problem with it (if you actually watched it) was that it was at an EU conference, which I know you dogmatic fundamentalists just despise. So essentially, the video is guilty by association in your opinion.
ryggesogn2
1.3 / 5 (12) Jul 22, 2014
Scientists working for a pittance

What pittance?

Govt scientists are paid $100K+.
Dr_toad
Jul 22, 2014
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LariAnn
4.7 / 5 (13) Jul 22, 2014
(sarc) Everyone can see clearly that if the USA had only its 33rd hottest June, then that is incontrovertible proof that AGW is bogus. Everyone knows that the climate anywhere else in the world, no matter how hot, is irrelevant.(/sarc) There, I said it sarcastically so the deniers can't jump in and say it seriously!
Whydening Gyre
4.4 / 5 (7) Jul 22, 2014

Scientists working for a pittance who dedicate their life to whichever path Science leads them to are the fraudsters, but the Oil propaganda machine would never tell a lie eh?

Just a note here....
I've never heard the adjective "starving" applied to scientists. Artists, on the other hand...
ryggesogn2
1.6 / 5 (7) Jul 22, 2014
And you know this how?

https://www.usajo...ed=False
Whydening Gyre
4.3 / 5 (6) Jul 22, 2014

Just a note here....
I've never heard the adjective "starving" applied to scientists. Artists, on the other hand...

That said, anybody from Duluth can come out and see us at the Bayfront Art show in August.
Don't forget to bring your thermometers.
supamark23
4.6 / 5 (9) Jul 22, 2014
Scientists working for a pittance

What pittance?

Govt scientists are paid $100K+.


So, you're a liar AND a dumbfcuk - quite the combo of uselessness there...
thermodynamics
4.6 / 5 (10) Jul 22, 2014
Scientists working for a pittance

What pittance?

Govt scientists are paid $100K+.


Some government scientists do get paid $100K+. However, most get a lot less, just as in industry and academia. If you look at grad students and post-docs the salary is low.

Once again Rygg2 is showing his hate for government of any kind. I'm surprised he didn't toss in invective so against Socialism (even though it would have nothing to do with the discussion).

Anarchist Rygg2 at it again.
Dr_toad
Jul 22, 2014
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Captain Stumpy
4.6 / 5 (11) Jul 22, 2014
Scientists working for a pittance

What pittance?

Govt scientists are paid $100K+.
not necessarily.

it depends on the job, position, duties and responsibilities and more. even your link supports this.
https://www.usajobs.gov/Search?Keyword=scientist&Location=&search=Search&AutoCompleteSelected=False
did you research what each position was, entry or other position, requirements, duties and responsibilities, etc?

SOME positions DO get large checks... most scientists that I've met are from $35,000 - $70,000 range, & considering their education levels with the duties, workload, responsibilities and more, they are severely underpaid!

but those are only the ones I know... mostly in Biological research, weapons research, engineering and R&D for aircraft/flight and more, Forensics, and certain other specialties.
Captain Stumpy
4.6 / 5 (9) Jul 22, 2014
it was at an EU conference, which I know you dogmatic fundamentalists just despise. So essentially, the video is guilty by association in your opinion.
@scroof
well- there IS that to address!
WHY would a legitimate scientist go to a Tarot reading and Wiccan Baptist convention to post about legit science? That is essentially what an EU conference is. There may actually be some legit science there (there is SOME in EU) BUT there is entirely TOO MUCH LEGITIMATE SCIENCE DEBUNKING EU for it to be considered anything other than pseudoscience.

About your first link: we discussed it and found info that undermines it already. and we've discussed it elsewhere
the second I've not read yet. give me time

the VIDEO I dismissed because it is YOUTUBE... and is NOT a legitimate reference site.
Now, that is not to say there is no good science there, but if you want to support it with EVIDENCE, you need peer reviewed publication sources, not youtube.

legit science has legit publications
howhot2
4.6 / 5 (9) Jul 23, 2014
Dispite the distractions of the wingnut deceptiCONS deniers, the article says it all;
World breaks monthly heat record two times in a row
On Land, Sea and Air! These are undeniable truths that are derived from scientific data acquired by unbiased instruments. If the skeptics are so good, they can take the same data and show the scientists were they are wrong. Skeptics can't. There arguments are weak to say the least, misleading and wrong most of the time. That is why they use trolling techniques like these;

http://www.dailyk...d-Trolls

@R2 really sounds like that. But then so do most of the deniers.



FastEddy
1 / 5 (4) Jul 28, 2014
AGW is pretty much just being used (such as pawns like toadstool who get paid) for nefarious purposes. Pollution must stop, but this is not the way.


Scientists working for a pittance who dedicate their life to whichever path Science leads them to are the fraudsters, but the Oil propaganda machine would never tell a lie eh?


"... dedicate their life to whichever path Science leads them to are the fraudsters ..." ???

But they are fraudsters only if they report mis-truths and/or lies about their discoveries.

This is a good example of fraud: basing several decades of mis-read, misleading temperature information to further a political cause. We now have plenty of cloud counters and clod counters in and out of government, heck NOAA operates whole cruise ship fleets devoted to "gathering weather information". Blaming the taxpayers and/or oil biz for the unproven Q&A will only generate more global worm haters.

"Never in history has raising taxes changed the weather."
Scroofinator
1 / 5 (2) Jul 29, 2014
There may actually be some legit science there (there is SOME in EU)


Wow. So you're saying that you don't believe all EU is bunk? There might be hope for you yet Capn.

I think the real issue is this: If AGW is shown to be inadequate, and the Sun's magnetic influence is found to be the cause of climate change/cycles, then that is only ammo for EU. This is why mainstream science is so reluctant to adopt EU, even when it can help explain anomalies with many current theories.

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