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Image of the Day: No. of Days with Extreme Heat

Posted by feww on August 2, 2018

2017 third-warmest year on record globally

Global land and ocean combined surface temperature reached a near-record high

2017 was the third-warmest year on record globally, behind 2016 (first) and 2015, according to the 28th annual State of the Climate report. The planet also experienced record-high greenhouse gas concentrations as well as rises in sea level.

Sea level rise hit a new high

Highest levels of of greenhouse gases on record

Heat in the upper ocean hit a record high

Record low Arctic maximum sea ice coverage

Record low Antarctic sea ice coverage

Image of the Day: No. of Days with Extreme Heat [NOAA]

 

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