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Scientists shocked by the January "weather" statistics

February 17 2007

Throughout its history records the temperature on Earth, which are the last 100-150 years, past January was the warmest. Beaten almost all world records.

Representatives of the U.S. National Climate Center in North Carolina told us that the average surface temperature of land and ocean in January 2007 amounted to almost 13 degrees Celsius, which is 0.85 degrees above the average January temperature in the XX century. The previous record was set in 2002, when the temperature exceeded the medieval to 0.71 degrees. The average temperature has exceeded its medieval land value at 1.89 degrees, also setting a record.

Of all the unique climatic achievements knocked out only the average temperature of the ocean - she was never able to break the record, once on 0,05 degrees below the 1998 level. This transmits AFP.

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