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NOAA: Globe record warm for 13th consecutive month

NOAA’s latest global climate summary for May 2016 shows that the May temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.57°F above the 20th century average of 58.6°F. This was the highest for May in the 1880–2016 record, surpassing the previous record set in 2015 by 0.04°F.  It is the 13th month in a row with a record high temperature.  You can read the summary at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/summary-info/global/201605.  The Southeast was one of just a few regions with normal or below-normal temperatures.

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