Record breaking temperatures
Global temperatures in February smashed previous monthly records by an unprecedented amount, according to Nasa data. The global surface temperatures across land and ocean in February were 1.35C warmer than the average temperature for the month, from the baseline period of 1951-1980. The global record was set just one month earlier, with January already beating the average for that month by 1.15C above the average for the baseline period.
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