November 2019 was joint hottest on record: data  12/04/2019 18:00:00 

Last month was the joint hottest November in history, satellite data showed yesterday, marking six consecutive months where the world either broke or equalled record temperatures. The European Unions Copernicus Climate Change Service said global temperatures were 0.64 Celsius warmer than the November average from 1981-2010, and equal to the same month in 2015 and 2016. With the exception of the eastern United States and Canada and parts of central Asia, most land mass saw above average temperatures last month. Europes autumn (September-November) was 1.1C hotter than the historical average, Copernicus said. The World Meterological Organization said it was virtually certain that the 2010s had been the hottest decade in history.

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