Climate at a Glance

Global Time Series

Choose from the options below and click "Plot" to create a time series of surface temperature anomalies.
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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Download: xml csv json
Year Anomaly
(1901-2000 Base Period)
Rank
1970 0.01°C 4
1971 0.00°C 2
1972 -0.00°C 1
1973 0.04°C 9
1974 0.03°C 7
1975 0.01°C 5
1976 0.01°C 3
1977 0.04°C 8
1978 0.03°C 6
1979 0.06°C 10
1980 0.11°C 11
1981 0.19°C 12
1982 0.21°C 13
1983 0.24°C 17
1984 0.27°C 20
1985 0.23°C 16
1986 0.21°C 14
1987 0.23°C 15
1988 0.25°C 18
1989 0.26°C 19
1990 0.31°C 21
1991 0.36°C 27
1992 0.38°C 28
1993 0.34°C 26
1994 0.34°C 22
1995 0.34°C 25
1996 0.34°C 23
1997 0.34°C 24
1998 0.42°C 29
1999 0.47°C 30
2000 0.47°C 31
2001 0.49°C 32
2002 0.53°C 34
2003 0.52°C 33
2004 0.54°C 35
2005 0.57°C 36
2006 0.60°C 38
2007 0.61°C 41
2008 0.60°C 40
2009 0.60°C 37
2010 0.62°C 43
2011 0.62°C 42
2012 0.60°C 39
2013 0.63°C 44
2014 0.65°C 45
2015 0.67°C 46
2016 0.75°C 47
2017 0.81°C 48
2018 0.84°C 49

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Global Time Series, published September 2018, retrieved on September 22, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/