June 2010 Hottest on Record Worldwide

June was the fourth consecutive month that global land and sea temperatures have been broken, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). It was also the 304th consecutive month with temperatures above the 20th-century average. (February 1985 was the most recent month with below-average temperatures.) Read NOAA’s report here.

Satellite data from the US National Snow and Ice Data Center in Colorado show Arctic sea ice at its lowest level for any June since 1979, when satellite records began.

Read the whole story at guardian.co.uk.


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