Copernicus Confirms June as One of the Hottest Months on Record

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According to the records June was globally warmer than any previous June on history,

June was the thirteenth warmest consecutive month worldwide since records exist, reported on Monday the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), the climate monitoring component of the European space program.

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According to the records June was globally warmer than any previous June on history, with an average surface air temperature of 16.66 ºC, with 0.67 ºC above the 1991-2020 average for that month, and 0.14 ºC above the previous maximum set in June 2023.

With this, it is the thirteenth warmest consecutive month in the data register, according to the monthly bulletin of the institution based in Bonn (Germany) published on Monday.

In Europe, in particular, this June was the second warmest ever recorded, with 1.57º above the average for the period 1991 – 2020.

Last month was the hottest June since records began and the 13th month in a row to set a temperature record, according to new data released on Monday from the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service. pic.twitter.com/TvGpKCdMZ0

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Higher than average temperatures were detected in the south-east of the continent and the Anatolian peninsula, while in Western Europe, Iceland and north-west Russia remained close to or below normal.

For the rest of the continents, temperatures that were higher than average were detected in Mexico, Brazil, western United States, eastern Canada, northern Siberia, the Middle East, northern Africa and western Antarctica.

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