2014 Was the Hottest Year on Record
By Tom Randall and Blacki Migliozzi | January 16, 2015
Deny this. The animation below shows the Earth’s warming climate, recorded in monthly measurements from land and sea over 135 years. Temperatures are displayed in degrees above or below the 20th-century average. Thirteen of the 14 hottest years are in the 21st century.
Update: see new records in 2015 and 2016.
Record Years
All Years

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