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NOAA: July 2020 was record hot for N. Hemisphere, 2nd hottest for planet

The latest climate summary for July 2020 for the globe was released today by NOAA. It shows that for the Northern Hemisphere, this was the hottest July on record since 1880. It was the 2nd hottest for the planet as a whole. The year to date temperature was the second warmest on record, just under the value for 2016. You can read the summary at https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/global-climate-202007.