January 2016 Global Temperature Update
Global temperature continued to rise in January. The global mean was not only the warmest January in the period of instrumental data, the anomaly was the largest of any month in the record.
Parts of the Arctic region, including Alaska, were of order 10 degrees Celsius above normal for the monthly average.
The contribution of El Nino to the extreme warmth is expected to fade by mid-year.
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