Latest Instrumental temperature record Stories
Global temperatures in May were the 10th warmest for any May since 1880, when records began being kept, while the extent of Arctic sea ice was the third smallest for any May on record.
The Earth experienced the seventh warmest April since record keeping began in 1880, as the climate phenomenon La NiÃ±a continued to be a significant factor.
A national volunteer project, 4 years in the making, and now published as a peer reviewed scientific study, has discovered that the majority of the US climate monitoring network does not meet technical requirements for long term climate monitoring.
El Nino and its partner La Nina, the warm and cold phases in the eastern half of the tropical Pacific, play havoc with climate worldwide.
The UK Met Office's Hadley Center said that the global temperature has jumped over the past 160 years, but short-term trends in temperature and sea ice seem to be at odds with each other and needs more research.
An unparalleled heat wave in eastern Europe, coupled with intense droughts and fires around Moscow, put Earth's temperatures in the headlines this summer.
A new analysis of global surface temperatures by NASA scientists finds the past year was tied for the second warmest since 1880.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new analysis of global surface temperatures by NASA scientists finds the past year was tied for the second warmest since 1880. In the Southern Hemisphere, 2009 was the warmest year on record.
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