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Elmore Furth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-16-10 10:02 AM
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26. Last month was the hottest June recorded worldwide, figures show
Edited on Fri Jul-16-10 09:45 AM by Elmore Furth
Source: The Guardian

Last month was the hottest June ever recorded worldwide and the fourth consecutive month that the combined global land and sea temperature records have been broken, according to the US government's climate data centre.

The figures released last night by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) suggest that 2010 is now on course to be the warmest year since records began in 1880.

The trend to a warmer world is now incontrovertible. According to NOAA, June was the 304th consecutive month with a combined global land and surface temperature above the 20th-century average. The last month with below-average temperatures was February 1985. Each of the 10 warmest average global temperatures recorded since 1880 have occurred in the last 15 years with the previous warmest first half of a year in 1998.

Temperature anomalies included Spain, which experienced its coolest June temperature since 1997, and Guizhou in southern China, which had its coolest June on record. According to Beijing Climate Center, Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, and Jilin experienced their warmest June since their records began in 1951.

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The June land surface temperature exceeded the previous record by 0.20 degree Fahrenheit.

The extent of sea ice measured by satellites in the Arctic was at its lowest for any June since satellite records started in 1979. The Jakobshavn Isbrae glacier, one of the largest in Greenland, lost a 2.7-square mile chunk of ice between 6-7 July one of the largest single losses to a glacier ever recorded.

Oh boy. I can hardly wait for the climate change deniers.

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  -June Earth's hottest ever: US monitors demoleft  Jul-15-10 04:39 PM   #0 
  - in So Cal, we enjoyed a much cooler than normal june. up to 108 today tho nt  msongs   Jul-15-10 04:40 PM   #1 
  - 108 in S. Cali? OUCH! Is that on the coast or inland? n/t  activa8tr   Jul-15-10 04:43 PM   #3 
  - riverside which is about half way tween LA and Palm springs (60 miles from ocean) nt  msongs   Jul-15-10 04:45 PM   #4 
     - Thanks, yeah, it can get hot in Riverside, I used to know folks in  activa8tr   Jul-15-10 04:49 PM   #5 
  - In San Jose, it was cooler and humid which is weird.  EFerrari   Jul-15-10 10:56 PM   #21 
  - Liberal propaganda, everyone knows there's an ice age coming....  activa8tr   Jul-15-10 04:42 PM   #2 
  - July in MI has been pretty rough too  Doctor_J   Jul-15-10 04:51 PM   #6 
  - Same in PA.  femmocrat   Jul-15-10 06:36 PM   #10 
  - June Earth's hottest ever... so far. n/t  Soylent Brice   Jul-15-10 04:53 PM   #7 
  - But...Snowmageddon! Snowpocalypse!  tom_paine   Jul-15-10 04:58 PM   #8 
  - I love how idiot deniers ONLY point to U.S. weather events.  Roland99   Jul-16-10 09:25 AM   #25 
     - Right.  tom_paine   Jul-16-10 11:57 AM   #29 
  - Wait a minute wait a minute......  cheneyschernobyl   Jul-15-10 04:58 PM   #9 
  - Climate data shows June 2010 to be Earths hottest month on record  kpete   Jul-15-10 09:28 PM   #11 
  - thankfully, we're absolved from having to act on these matters, since our corporate overlords...  villager   Jul-15-10 09:28 PM   #12 
  - They will squeeze the last penny of profit from the Earth  IndianaGreen   Jul-15-10 09:28 PM   #13 
     - George Carlin's wisdom on it...  Mudoria   Jul-15-10 09:36 PM   #17 
  - It just a natural cycle  Omaha Steve   Jul-15-10 09:28 PM   #14 
  - Tell me about it, NYC has been over 100 degrees 5 times already  FarLeftFist   Jul-15-10 09:28 PM   #15 
  - I'll reserve judgment until Sen. Inhofe speaks  sadbear   Jul-15-10 09:28 PM   #16 
  - When I got in my car at lunch is said 118 degrees.  lonestarnot   Jul-15-10 10:05 PM   #18 
  - You got a talking car?  alfredo   Jul-15-10 10:16 PM   #19 
     - I stand corrected, the car's outside temp gauge registered 118 degrees.  lonestarnot   Jul-15-10 10:50 PM   #20 
        - I liked it better the other way.  alfredo   Jul-15-10 10:57 PM   #22 
  - 'Ever' being the last 130 years...  MellowDem   Jul-16-10 12:12 AM   #23 
  - It has been warmer....  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jul-16-10 08:43 AM   #24 
  - Last month was the hottest June recorded worldwide, figures show  Elmore Furth   Jul-16-10 10:02 AM   #26 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Jul-16-10 10:02 AM   #27 
  - Wait a minute but...  droidamus2   Jul-16-10 10:02 AM   #28 
  - Unrec for sensationalistic subject line  slackmaster   Jul-16-10 11:59 AM   #30 
  - Last Night's ABC News Coverage Made Me Shake My Head...  davidlynch   Jul-16-10 12:15 PM   #31 

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