2015 Picks Up Where 2014 Record Heat Left Off

By Andrea Thompson

The warmth that led 2014 to become the hottest year on record has continued into 2015, with last month ranking as the second-hottest January on record globally, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday.

“I think it is safe to say that the warmth so far in 2015 really is a continuation of the warmth in 2014,” NOAA climatologist Jake Crouch said in an email.

http://www.climatecentral.org/news/january-second-warmest-on-record-18685

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