By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Author
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even in a record-breaking sizzling year for Earth, Oct stood out as absurdly heat.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration stated that last thirty day period globally was 58.86 levels (14.98 levels Celsius). That’s the best October on document by a third of a degree over the aged mark, a huge margin for weather conditions information.
October’s temperature was the most earlier mentioned-typical month in historical past. It was 1.seventy six levels Fahrenheit (.ninety eight levels Celsius) over the twentieth-century regular.
This was the eighth month this yr when a heat record was established. That is a record variety of damaged data in any 12 months. Information go again to 1880.
NOAA local climate scientist Jessica Blunden stated 2015 will be the most popular year on record. She blamed a powerful El Nino on leading of accelerating male-produced international warming.
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