July marked the 341st consecutive month that the average global temperature was warmer than the long-term average, according to the National Climatic Data Center’s State of the Climate report for July.
Overall, it was the sixth warmest July since record-keeping began in 1880.
Some details from the report:
Most of the world’s land surfaces were warmer than average during July, with northern South America, the western and northeastern United States, much of Africa, western and central Europe, parts of southern Asia, and most of Australia classified as much warmer than average, as indicated by the Land and Ocean Temperature Percentiles map above. Parts of the central and southeastern United States, small regions across northern Canada, eastern Greenland, and parts of Mongolia and eastern Russia were cooler than average.
So, what are you thinking? Will the heat keep on keepin’ on?