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Global Climate Top Tens: November is 5th Warmest

By December 30, 2012

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Following in October's footsteps, November was another globally above-average month, says the NOAA National Climatic Data Center. When temperatures over land and sea are averaged worldwide, they measure 1.21F (0.67C) higher than the long-term average of 60.4F (12.9c).

November, it seems, is no stranger to warm temperatures--every one since 1975 has ranked above-average!(The warmest November on record was November 2004. It was 1.35F (0.75C) above-normal).

Read the full NCDC report here.

Image credit: NOAA National Climatic Data Center

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