Global temperatures last year received an extra boost from a strong El Niño episode.The trend in how global temperatures have departed from the long-term mean, through Aug. The base period here is 1880-1920 in order to show the magnitude of warming relative to pre-industrial time.
SEE ALSO: As his Tweet above indicates, Gavin Schmidt, the head of NASA’s climate monitoring efforts, predicts that there’s a greater than 80 percent chance that 2017 will come in as the second warmest year in records dating back to 1880, to be surpassed only by 2016.
NOAA is forecasting that 2017 will come in as third warmest year.
In its independent analysis, NOAA pegged it at 0.83 degrees C warmer.
“The measured value is consistent with the trend in global average surface temperatures that has been observed during the past few decades,” NASA noted.
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