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Monthly Anomalies of Global Average Surface Temperature in August (1891 - 2022, preliminary value)

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The monthly anomaly of the global average surface temperature in August 2022 (i.e. the average of the near-surface air temperature over land and the SST) was +0.28°C above the 1991-2020 average (+0.82°C above the 20th century average), and was the 2nd warmest since 1891. On a longer time scale, global average surface temperatures have risen at a rate of about 0.71°C per century.

Five Warmest Years (Anomalies)

1st. 2016(+0.34°C), 2nd. 2022,2019,2015(+0.28°C), 5th. 2020(+0.27°C)


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