With + 0.77 ° C above the average temperature for the period 1981-2010, November 2020 is the hottest month on record in the world.
The month of November 2020 was hottest month never recorded in the world, reports France Blue. TheEuropean agency Copernicus disseminated this information during a monthly review of this service on climate change. The twelve month period from December 2019 to November 2020 is 1.28 ° C above the temperatures of the pre-industrial era. Since the late 1970s, the planet has gained an average of 0.2 ° C per decade, the agency insisted.
Globally, in November, the temperature significantly exceeded, by 0.13 ° C, the previous record, held equally by the same month in 2016 and 2019, to stand at + 0.77 ° C above the mean temperature from the period 1981-2010.
A warmer year
Due to this increase, the year 2020 would be on the podium of the hottest years, according to theWorld weather organization (OMM), Wednesday. At present, it is second behind 2016, according to provisional data, but the ranking could change, as the gap between the two years is small.
Moreover, with 48 ° C recorded, theAustralia has already experienced a first heat wave recorded in Andamooka (South Australia).
Second lowest level of the Arctic sea ice
In November, the temperatures were particularly high in Siberia, the Arctic Ocean, parts of northern Europe and the United States, Latin America, and western Antarctica. The daily reported that the Arctic sea ice was at its second lowest level. “A situation “worrying and which underlines the importance of a global surveillance of the Arctic, which is warming faster than the rest of the world“, highlighted Carlo Buontempo, European service director Copernicus on climate change.
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