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NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies has found that last month was the second warmest August globally in 137 years of modern record-keeping, surpassed only by August 2016.
(Source: Makiko Sato, Columbia University) The difference between the two analyses really is quite small.
NASA estimated that last month brought temperatures 0.85 degrees Celsius warmer than the long-term mean.
Relatively cool conditions in the Arctic – see the blue tones in the global map at the top of this story — helped tamp down the global average in August.
These conditions persisted into September, helping to limit the loss of sea ice in the high north.