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July 2015 Global Climate Report

July 2015 Global Temperature Percentiles Map

The combined globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for July 2015 was the highest for any month since record keeping began in 1880. The first seven months of the year (January–July) were also record warm for the globe.

This monthly summary, developed by scientists at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information is part of the suite of climate services NOAA provides to government, business, academia, and the public to support informed decision making.