Global Climate Report - August 2015
Top 10 Monthly Temperature Departures from Average

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Top 10 Monthly Temperature Departures from Average


The table below lists the top 10 monthly temperature departures from the 20th century average. August 2015 tied with January 2007 as the third warmest monthly temperature departure, behind February 2015 and March 2015. Out of 1628 monthly records, five months of 2015 are among the top 10 monthly temperature departures.

Rank
1 = Warmest
Period of Record: 1880–2015
Month + Year Anomaly °C Anomaly °F
1 (tie) February 2015 0.89 1.60
1 (tie) March 2015 0.89 1.60
3 (tie) January 2007 0.88 1.58
3 (tie) August 2015 0.88 1.58
5 (tie) June 2015 0.86 1.55
5 (tie) February 1998 0.86 1.55
7 (tie) March 2010 0.85 1.53
7 (tie) May 2015 0.85 1.53
9 (tie) April 2010 0.83 1.49
9 (tie) December 2014 0.83 1.49