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Experimental Global Temperature Anomalies for October 2005


National Climatic Data Center
15 November 2005
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Experimental Blended Temperature Rankings and Graphics

These ranks and anomalies are based on the experimental land and ocean blended data set developed by Smith and Reynolds (2005). Ranks and anomalies may differ from official values which are provided in NCDC's monthly State of the Climate reports. Period of record anomalies for these experimental time series are available via the Experimental Land and Ocean Blended Global Surface Temperature Anomalies page.


Current Month / Year-to-date
October Anomaly Rank Warmest Year on Record

Global

Land
Ocean
Land and Ocean

+1.06°C (+1.91°F)
+0.34°C (+0.61°F)
+0.53°C (+0.96°F)

2nd warmest
4th warmest
2nd warmest

2003 (+1.11°C/2.00°F)
2003 (+0.44°C/0.80°F)
2003 (+0.62°C/1.12°F)

Northern Hemisphere

Land
Ocean
Land and Ocean


+1.24°C (+2.23°F)
+0.49°C (+0.89°F)
+0.77°C (+1.39°F)


2nd warmest
3rd warmest
2nd warmest


2003 (+1.33°C/2.40°F)
2003 (+0.59°C/1.07°F)
2003 (+0.87°C/1.57°F)

Southern Hemisphere

Land
Ocean
Land and Ocean


+0.55°C (+0.99°F)
+0.21°C (+0.38°F)
+0.26°C (+0.47°F)


10th warmest
7th warmest
8th warmest


1988 (+1.38°C/2.48°F)
1997 (+0.40°C/0.73°F)
1997 (+0.44°C/0.79°F)

Global Land and Ocean Triad plot
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Global Hemisphere Triad plot
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January-October Anomaly Rank Warmest Year on Record

Global

Land
Ocean
Land and Ocean

+0.92°C (+1.66°F)
+0.38°C (+0.69°F)
+0.53°C (+0.95°F)

warmest
2nd warmest
warmest

2nd - 2002 (+0.88°C/1.59°F)
1998 (+0.40°C/0.72°F)
2nd - 1998 (+0.52°C/0.94°F)

Northern Hemisphere

Land
Ocean
Land and Ocean


+0.98°C (+1.77°F)
+0.51°C (+0.92°F)
+0.69°C (+1.24°F)


2nd warmest
warmest
warmest


2002 (+0.99°C/1.79°F)
2nd - 2004 (+0.48°C/0.86°F)
2nd - 2002 (+0.61°C/1.09°F)

Southern Hemisphere

Land
Ocean
Land and Ocean


+0.74°C (+1.33°F)
+0.27°C (+0.49°F)
+0.34°C (+0.62°F)


warmest
4th warmest
2nd warmest


2nd - 1998 (+0.71°C/1.27°F)
1998 (+0.37°C/0.67°F)
1998 (+0.42°C/0.76°F)

Global Land and Ocean Triad plot
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Global Hemisphere Triad plot
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