Year to date global temperarure 2019

Year-to-date Temperature: January–November 2019

The January–November 2019 global land and ocean surface temperature was 0.94°C above average and the second warmest such period since global records began in 1880. This value is 0.07°C less than the record set in 2016.

The year-to-date global land-only surface temperature was the third highest such period on record at 1.39°C above average. This value falls behind 2016 and 2017. The global ocean-only temperature for January–November 2019 was the second warmest on record at 0.77°C above average. Only January–November of 2016 was warmer.

Record-warm temperatures during the year-to-date period were present across parts of North America, South America, Europe, the southern half of Africa, northern and southern Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

Across the oceans, record-warm year-to-date temperatures were present across parts of northern and southwestern Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, and the western Indian Ocean. No land or ocean areas had record-cold temperatures during January–November 2019.

Regionally, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Hawaiian region had a January–November 2019 temperature departure from average that ranked among the three highest such periods on record.(NASA)