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Old 01-30-2012, 12:06 PM
 
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‎2011 Was 9th Warmest Year on Record. Video is an animation from NASA of Earths temperatures. Check out the warmth towards the end!



Global Temperature Data from 1880-2011 - YouTube

The global average surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880, according to NASA scientists. The finding continues a trend in which nine of the 10 warmest years in the modern meteorological record have occurred since the year 2000.

NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, which monitors global surface temperatures on an ongoing basis, released an updated analysis that shows temperatures around the globe in 2011 compared to the average global temperature from the mid-20th century. The comparison shows how Earth continues to experience warmer temperatures than several decades ago. The average temperature around the globe in 2011 was 0.92 degrees F (0.51 C) warmer than the mid-20th century baseline.

Read NASA's full article here. NASA - NASA Finds 2011 Ninth-Warmest Year on Record
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Old 01-30-2012, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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IT was the second warmest year on record in the United Kingdom, but that's only because of the ever-presence of mild southwesterly winds for virtually all the year bring up mild and cloudy air.. damn you Azores High in winter and Autumn
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