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NOAA: January 2018 the 5th warmest on record

The latest monthly summary of global climate conditions has been released by NOAA today, and it shows that this past January was the 5th warmest since records began in 1880. According to their report, “the 397th consecutive month (since January 1985) with temperatures above the 20th-century average. The last four years (2015-2018) saw the five warmest Januarys on record.” You can read more at and look at statistics at