Report: September was the “hottest” ever in 30 years


Planet Earth has set records with severe bushfires, storms and soaring temperatures this year, but it has set another record for its hottest September since it began setting records more than 30 years ago, with the globe just 0.05 ° C (0.09 ° F) warmer. Last September than it was in September 2019, the previous record holder, according to a statement issued by the Climate Change Service, part of the European Union’s Earth Observation Program known as “Copernicus”

According to the site “space“Many countries experienced higher than average temperatures, but there were unusually high temperatures off the coast of northern Siberia, in the Middle East, and in parts of South America and Australia.

Europe also experienced its warmest September on record, with temperatures around 0.2 ° C (0.36 ° F) higher than its warmest September in 2018.

January and May also shattered this year’s temperature records, and in June a town in Siberia recorded a temperature of 100.4 F (38 C), the highest temperature ever recorded above the Arctic Circle, it said. Live Science Previously.

Winter and spring in Siberia were also unusually warm, with temperatures reaching 18 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) higher than normal in May.

Also, in August, Death Valley California reached 130 degrees Fahrenheit (54.4 degrees Celsius), the highest temperature in more than a century, and one of the hottest in the world.

Los Angeles County recorded its highest temperature on record at the start of September at 121 F (49.4 C).

September also recorded the second lowest amount of sea ice in the world, and officials of the Copernicus Climate Change Service wrote in the statement: “This is not entirely unexpected, as sea ice volume has decreased for several decades, and September is the month that tends to show the lowest values ​​for this year.”


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