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NOAA: April 2021 was Earth’s ninth-warmest April on record

The latest monthly global climate summary for April 2021 was released today by NOAA. It shows that for the earth as a whole, this was the 9th warmest April since records began in 1880. This in spite of the fact that we are just coming out of a La Nina (that was declared today too), which usually means cooler than normal water covering a large expanse of the Pacific Ocean. You can read the summary at and the highlights at