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

« Global Climate Report - September 2015


Top 10 Monthly Temperature Departures from Average


The table below lists the top 10 monthly temperature departures from the 20th century average. September 2015 was the highest monthly temperature departure on record. Out of 1629 monthly records, six months of 2015 are among the 10 highest monthly temperature departures from their respective averages.

Rank
1 = Warmest
Period of Record: 1880–2015
Month + Year Anomaly °C Anomaly °F
1 September 2015 0.90 1.62
2 (tie) January 2007 0.89 1.60
2 (tie) February 2015 0.89 1.60
2 (tie) March 2015 0.89 1.60
2 (tie) August 2015 0.89 1.60
6 June 2015 0.87 1.57
7 February 1998 0.86 1.55
8 (tie) March 2010 0.85 1.53
8 (tie) May 2015 0.85 1.53
10 December 2014 0.84 1.51