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NOAA: Second warmest February and Dec-Feb for globe

The latest climate summary for the earth as a whole was released today. It shows that for February 2020, this was the second warmest on record after 2016. The temperature departures were especially high over Europe, which reported unusual spring-like weather in many places including Finland and Moscow. For the December through February period (Northern Hemisphere winter), it was also the second warmest on record after 2015-16, which was an El Nino year. You can read more at https://www.noaa.gov/news/earth-just-had-its-2nd-hottest-february-on-record or see the maps at https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/202002 .