Temperature records in 2011

Moscow, August 30. Earth survived seventh temperature record in July with the start data capture — since 1880. Amount of Arctic sea ice was in the beginning of July, the minimum dimensions of it in 1979.

Monthly analysis from the National Climatic Data Center NOAA (National Climatic Data Center) is part of the climate record that NOAA does for the government, business and community leaders.

Temperature anomalies in July 2011 (in degrees Celsius)

The main temperature records across the world in July 2011:

Average total temperature on the continents and oceans in July of this year was the seventh record for record. The figure was 16.37 C, 0.57 C above the average for the whole XX century (15.8 C). The error rate is 0.09 C.

Temperature on land in the world in this July was the fifth record: this month was the warmest for the fifth time on record. Heat higher than the average recorded in Northern Europe, Western and Eastern part of Russia, and almost all of North America. Warmer average was in the central regions of Russia, Western Europe and parts of the western United States and southwestern Canada.

The heat value of the ocean surface above the average for the XX century 16.4 C (margin of error is + / — 0.04 C), with the maximum temperature on record on July 11.

Basic records for the first half of 2011:

The cumulative average temperature of the land surface and the ocean for the period from January to July, became the eleventh record for record.

Surface temperatures for the first half put the eighth record in history. Terms Darchen conventional fixed in most of Russia, the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, the southern United States and Mexico. Colder than average temperatures prevailed over the north-western United States, southwestern Canada and much of Australia.

Temperature of the ocean for the first half was the eleventh record. Warmest was above the waters of the Labrador Sea, most of the central and western Pacific Ocean, the equatorial Atlantic and the greater part of the southern mid-latitude oceans.

NOAA monthly reports are used to track trends and other changes in the global climate. Organization sees its mission in predicting changes in the Earth's environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun for the conservation and rational use of resources.

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