Climate at a Glance

Global Time Series

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Please note, global and hemispheric anomalies are with respect to the 20th century average. Continental anomalies are with respect to the 1910 to 2000 average. Coordinate anomalies are with respect to the 1981 to 2010 average.


-90.0 to 90.0

-180.0 to 180.0

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Year Anomaly
(1901-2000 Base Period)
Rank
1880 -0.15°C 38
1881 -0.04°C 65
1882 -0.07°C 58
1883 -0.08°C 55
1884 -0.30°C 11
1885 -0.24°C 22
1886 -0.16°C 37
1887 -0.26°C 18
1888 -0.11°C 45
1889 -0.16°C 36
1890 -0.28°C 14
1891 -0.21°C 24
1892 -0.34°C 7
1893 -0.19°C 31
1894 -0.26°C 17
1895 -0.19°C 30
1896 -0.04°C 63
1897 -0.02°C 67
1898 -0.23°C 23
1899 -0.12°C 43
1900 -0.06°C 60
1901 -0.14°C 40
1902 -0.28°C 13
1903 -0.32°C 9
1904 -0.45°C 2
1905 -0.18°C 32
1906 -0.24°C 21
1907 -0.35°C 6
1908 -0.38°C 4
1909 -0.43°C 3
1910 -0.33°C 8
1911 -0.46°C 1
1912 -0.32°C 10
1913 -0.35°C 5
1914 -0.21°C 26
1915 -0.03°C 66
1916 -0.29°C 12
1917 -0.17°C 34
1918 -0.20°C 29
1919 -0.21°C 27
1920 -0.24°C 20
1921 -0.11°C 48
1922 -0.26°C 19
1923 -0.27°C 15
1924 -0.21°C 25
1925 -0.20°C 28
1926 -0.15°C 39
1927 -0.09°C 50
1928 -0.17°C 35
1929 -0.27°C 16
1930 -0.06°C 61
1931 -0.01°C 73
1932 -0.11°C 47
1933 -0.18°C 33
1934 -0.09°C 51
1935 -0.11°C 44
1936 -0.01°C 72
1937 -0.00°C 74
1938 -0.05°C 62
1939 0.00°C 75
1940 0.15°C 98
1941 0.20°C 104
1942 0.07°C 88
1943 0.18°C 103
1944 0.31°C 110
1945 0.16°C 99
1946 -0.04°C 64
1947 -0.02°C 70
1948 -0.07°C 58
1949 -0.08°C 56
1950 -0.11°C 49
1951 0.10°C 92
1952 0.07°C 87
1953 0.06°C 82
1954 -0.13°C 42
1955 -0.09°C 52
1956 -0.14°C 41
1957 0.06°C 80
1958 0.06°C 81
1959 0.07°C 85
1960 0.03°C 79
1961 0.03°C 78
1962 0.09°C 91
1963 0.14°C 96
1964 -0.11°C 45
1965 -0.09°C 54
1966 0.06°C 83
1967 -0.02°C 71
1968 -0.02°C 68
1969 0.09°C 90
1970 -0.02°C 69
1971 -0.07°C 57
1972 0.06°C 84
1973 0.12°C 94
1974 0.02°C 77
1975 0.00°C 76
1976 -0.09°C 53
1977 0.17°C 101
1978 0.07°C 87
1979 0.17°C 102
1980 0.22°C 105
1981 0.23°C 106
1982 0.14°C 97
1983 0.26°C 108
1984 0.12°C 93
1985 0.07°C 89
1986 0.16°C 100
1987 0.42°C 117
1988 0.34°C 113
1989 0.30°C 109
1990 0.34°C 114
1991 0.44°C 119
1992 0.13°C 95
1993 0.23°C 107
1994 0.31°C 111
1995 0.42°C 118
1996 0.32°C 112
1997 0.51°C 121
1998 0.73°C 135
1999 0.40°C 116
2000 0.39°C 115
2001 0.55°C 124
2002 0.62°C 127
2003 0.54°C 123
2004 0.48°C 120
2005 0.65°C 130
2006 0.62°C 126
2007 0.53°C 122
2008 0.57°C 125
2009 0.64°C 129
2010 0.73°C 134
2011 0.63°C 128
2012 0.68°C 132
2013 0.67°C 131
2014 0.70°C 133
2015 0.82°C 137
2016 0.88°C 139
2017 0.83°C 138
2018 0.75°C 136

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Global Time Series, published August 2018, retrieved on August 21, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/