June 2021 was the hottest since 1880 – Climate

Last June was the hottest month on planet Earth since 1880, the year in which the first daily temperature values ​​were recorded, according to the latest monthly report from the US agency NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and quoted by the newspaper The world, this Wednesday.

The document also reveals that the month was the fifth hottest month on the global terrestrial surface (continental and maritime areas) in 142 years, with 0.88 degrees above the average registered in the 20th century. Only June 2015 (the warmest quarter), 2016 (second) and 2020 (third) recorded an average temperature higher than this year.

In relation to the land surface (continental area), June 2021 was the warmest ever recorded, with 1.42 degrees warmer than the average of the last century and 0.11 degrees compared to the same period of 2019.

Last June 10th was the hottest on Earth since 2010. The Northern Hemisphere experienced the month in which the highest temperature values ​​were recorded ever, with 1.69 degrees above the average recorded in the 20th century (0 .18 degrees).

A contrary trend has been seen in various parts of the central and eastern tropical Pacific region, as well as in places in northeastern Canada, southern South America, the northern Atlantic, and central Asia and western Australia.

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Canadian city of Lytton set a new national record for maximum temperature on three consecutive days, having reached 49.6 degrees on June 29th.

Source: Correio da Manhã by www.cmjornal.pt.

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