“Scientists: July set new global heat record”
“July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, the latest in a long line of peaks that scientists say backs up predictions for man-made climate change.
“The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday [Aug. 15] that July was 0.95 degrees Celsius (1.71 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than the 20th century average of 15.8 C (60.4 F) for the month.
“Because July is generally the warmest month on the calendar, meteorologists say this means it also set a new all-time monthly record for the past 140 years,” by the Associated Press, on FOX News.
“Alaska records its warmest month ever; future records likely”
“Alaska has been America’s canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning.
“July was Alaska’s warmest month ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.“
“Alaska’s average temperature in July was 58.1 degrees (14.5 Celsius). That’s 5.4 degrees (3 Celsius) above average and 0.8 degrees (0.4 Celsius) higher than the previous warmest month of July 2004, NOAA said,” by Dan Joling, Associated Press.