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November 2015 Global Climate Report

November 2015 Global Temperature Percentiles Map

The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for November 2015 was the highest for November since record keeping began in 1880. The September–November seasonal period and the first 11 months of the year (January–November) were also record warm.

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.