Global Climate Report - August 2015
Top 10 Temperature Departures for any Three-Month Period

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Top 10 Temperature Departures for any Three-Month Period


The table below lists the top 10 temperature departures from the 20th century average for any three-month period. June–August 2015 tied with February–April 2015 as the second warmest three-month period on record, behind January–March 2015.

Rank
1 = Warmest
Period of Record: 1880–2015
Month + Year Anomaly °C Anomaly °F
1 (tie) January–March 2015 0.86 1.55
2 (tie) February–April 2015 0.85 1.53
2 (tie) June–August 2015 0.85 1.53
4 (tie) December 2014–February 2015 0.84 1.51
4 (tie) March–May 2015 0.84 1.51
4 (tie) May–July 2015 0.84 1.51
7 April–June 2015 0.83 1.50
8 March–May 2010 0.81 1.46
9 February–April 2010 0.79 1.43
10 August–October 2014 0.78 1.40