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Seasonal Anomalies of Global Average Surface Temperature in Winter (December to February) (1892 - 2021)

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The seasonal anomaly of the global average surface temperature in Winter (December to February) 2021 (i.e. the average of the near-surface air temperature over land and the SST) was +0.09°C above the 1991-2020 average (+0.66°C above the 20th century average), and was the 9th warmest since 1892. On a longer time scale, global average surface temperatures have risen at a rate of about 0.77°C per century.

Five Warmest Years (Anomalies)

1st. 2016(+0.57°C), 2nd. 2020(+0.52°C), 3rd. 2017(+0.32°C), 4th. 2019(+0.24°C), 5th. 2015(+0.22°C)


  • Seasonal Anomalies of Global Average Surface Temperature
  • Distribution of Surface Temperature Anomalies