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NASA & NOAA Report: 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record

 

 

NASA & NOAA Report: 2018 Was The Fourth Warmest Year On Record

An independent analysis by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have found that earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880. 

According to scientists, global temperatures in 2018 were 0.83 degrees Celsius warmer than the 1951 to 1980 mean. Globally, 2018's temperatures rank behind those of 2016, 2017 and 2015. 

NASA, in a statement, said that the past five years were collectively the warmest years in the modern record. It found that 2018 global temperatures were 0.79 degrees Celsius above the 20th-century average.

Since the 1880s, the average global surface temperature has risen about one degree Celsius.

The "unprecedented" heat wave that burned its way through all of the country's melted roads, saw infrastructure fail and killed thousands of animals.


 

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