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2014 is the Hottest Year on Record: Some Thoughts

January 23, 2015 by Tom Schueneman

Temperature Records Analysis

As one month after another broke heat records in 2014, especially in the world’s oceans, the continuing and accelerating trend of heat energy in the global climate system seems increasingly apparent, as clear as any Wall Street trader looking for a trending market could hope for: Up. Or is it?[read more]

Was 2014 Really the Warmest Year?

January 22, 2015 by Geoffrey Styles
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Warming Records and Data Analysis

 

Measured temperatures have warmed nearly 2° Fahrenheit since the early 20th century. Whether last year or 2010 was warmer might seem like more of an academic point than a practical one. However, the refrain of "record temperature" reports creates a false impression that the warming is accelerating.[read more]

2014 Was the Warmest Year Globally Ever Recorded

January 21, 2015 by Henry Auer
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Temperature Records and Global Trends

2014 had the highest global average temperature ever recorded. The U. S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration jointly announced on January 16, 2015 that the year 2014 was the hottest year since record keeping began.[read more]

Answers to 3 Key Questions About the Hottest Year on Record

January 19, 2015 by Joe Casola
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Yearly Temperature Records

Last year was the warmest year globally in the 135 years since records have been kept. This finding was recently confirmed by both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.[read more]

2014 Was The Hottest Year On Record Globally By Far

January 9, 2015 by Joseph Romm
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2014 and Temperature Records

 

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has announced that 2014 was the hottest year in more than 120 years of record-keeping — by far. NOAA is expected to make a similar call in a couple of weeks, and NASA is expected to make the same announcement.[read more]

Australian Climate Heating for 2014

January 8, 2015 by Barry Brook

Temps and Climate in Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology in Australia has released its annual climate statement, for 2014, and it was again a hot year across the continent. There is a lot of year-to-year variation driven by natural climate variability, but the running mean (10-year average) plots a relatively steady rise over the last 60+ years.[read more]

2014 Headed Toward Hottest Year On Record: Here's Why That's Remarkable

December 6, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Global Warming Records

2014 is currently on track to be hottest year on record, according to new reports from both the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the U.K.’s Met Office Wednesday. Similarly, NOAA reported two weeks ago that 2014 is all but certain to be the hottest year on record.[read more]

From Coast to Coast to Coast, Canada's Ocean Temperatures Approach 4 Degrees Celsius Above Normal

November 25, 2014 by Jim Baird
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Canadian Ocean Temps

In view of the unprecedented warming occurring off of the coasts of Canada, more Canadian decision makers as well as interested parties might start considering solutions to the situation, which is likely to soon become a very difficult predicament.[read more]

The Planet Just Had Its Hottest October On Record

November 21, 2014 by Joseph Romm

October Temperature Records

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reports that last month was the hottest October in more than 120 years of record-keeping. This follows the hottest September, August, June, and March-May in JMA’s records. Projections by NOAA make clear 2014 is increasingly likely to be hottest year on record.[read more]

The Planet Just Had Its Hottest September On Record

October 17, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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September Temp Record

Last month was the warmest September globally since records began being kept in 1880, NASA reported. January through September data have 2014 already at the third warmest on record. Projections by NOAA make clear 2014 is taking aim at hottest year on record.[read more]

NOAA: With Hottest August On Record, 2014 Takes Aim At Hottest Year On Record

September 20, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Month and Year Temp Records

Last month was the warmest August since records began being kept in 1880, the NOAA reported Thursday. NOAA also projected out scenarios for the rest of the year making clear that 2014 is going to be one of the very hottest years on record — and possibly the hottest.[read more]

Hottest March-June On Record Globally, Reports Japan Meteorological Agency

July 16, 2014 by Joseph Romm

Temperature Records Monthly

 

You may recall that the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported last month that March-May was the hottest in more than 120 years of record-keeping. Well, the JMA reported Monday that last month was the hottest June in more than 120 years of record-keeping.[read more]

Warmest May on Record

June 27, 2014 by Tom Schueneman

Records and Temps in May

 

In its most recent State of the Climate Report released on Monday, the NOAA reports that May 2014 was the hottest May on record. This hot May comes on the heals of record heat for April, tying 2010 as the warmest April on record. The previous record for May was also in 2010.[read more]

Hottest Spring On Record Globally, Reports Japan Meteorological Agency

June 21, 2014 by Joseph Romm

Hottest Spring Ever

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported Monday that March-May was the hottest in more than 120 years of record-keeping. It was also the hottest May on record. This is especially noteworthy because we’re still waiting for the start of El Niño.[read more]

Climatologist: When Souped-Up Ocean Warming Ends, Global Temperatures Look Set To Rise Rapidly

February 12, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Ocean Temps

The last decade was the hottest on record, and 2010 was the warmest year on record, continuing the long-term trend driven by human emissions. Still, in the past ten years, surface temperatures didn’t appear to warm as fast as many had expected.[read more]