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Global Temperature Ties with 2005 as Record Highest for September
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Global Temperature Ties with 2005 as Record Highest for September

The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces tied with 2005 as the record highest for September at 60.21°F (15.67°C), or 1.21°F (0.67°C), above the 20th century average. It also marked the 36th consecutive September and 331st consecutive month with a global temperature above the 20th century average. The last below-average September temperature was September 1976, and the last below-average temperature for any month was February 1985.

 
Referral:State of the Climate Report for September 2012
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Keywords:GHCN, NCDC, temperature, climate, 2012.10.15
 

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