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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 09:28 PM
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11. Climate data shows June 2010 to be Earth’s hottest month on record
Source: Raw Story/Agence France-Presse

Climate data shows June 2010 to be Earth’s hottest month on record

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, July 15th, 2010 -- 6:12 pm

earthblueflamewarmingclimate Climate data shows June 2010 to be Earths hottest month on recordLast month was the hottest June ever recorded on Earth, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday, amid global climate warming worries.

The combined global land and ocean surface temperature data also found the January-June and April-June periods were the warmest on record, according to NOAA's National Climatic Data Center, which based its findings on measurements that go back as far as 1880.

In June, the combined average for global land and ocean temperatures was 61.1 degrees Fahrenheit (16.2 Celsius) -- 1.22 degrees Fahrenheit (0.68 Celsius) more than the 20th century average of 59.9 degrees Fahrenheit (15.5 Celsius).

Temperatures warmer than average spread throughout the globe in recent months, most prominently in Peru, in the central and eastern United States and in eastern and western Asia, according to NOAA.

Read more: http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0715/climate-data-shows-jun... /
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