Tag: Copernicus Climate Change Service

Hottest May on record rounds out twelve-month streak

Hottest May on record rounds out twelve-month streak

| 06/06/2024 | 20 Comments

(CNS): It has come as no surprise to those following the trend over the last year that global average temperatures in May 2024 were the hottest for that month ever recorded. From June 2023 to May 2024, every month passed its previous temperature records as the globe continues to warm. Last month, the global average […]

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April 2024 continues global record-busting streak

April 2024 continues global record-busting streak

| 15/05/2024 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Last month was the warmest April on record and the eleventh month in a row of record global temperatures, according to Europe’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S). April was also the thirteenth month in a row to topple sea surface temperature records as the world’s oceans, including the Caribbean Sea, heat up to unprecedented […]

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Hottest January on record exceeds 1.5°C benchmark

Hottest January on record exceeds 1.5°C benchmark

| 09/02/2024 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The average global temperature last month was 1.66°C above pre-industrial levels, the warmest January on record, and rounded off a 12-month period over which the planet topped the 1.5°C benchmark, the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) has confirmed. In its monthly climate update on the changes in global air and sea temperatures, C3S reported […]

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2023 confirmed as Cayman’s hottest year on record

2023 confirmed as Cayman’s hottest year on record

| 09/01/2024 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands, like many countries around the world, endured its hottest year on record in 2023, the CI National Weather Service has confirmed. According to the data gathered at the Owen Roberts International Airport, Grand Cayman, last year, the annual average land temperature was 84°F, the highest average on record. The previous highest […]

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2023 was the hottest year ever recorded worldwide

2023 was the hottest year ever recorded worldwide

| 04/01/2024 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Following predictions over the last few months that 2023 would be the world’s hottest year ever recorded after two decades of escalating temperatures, scientists say that last year may have been the warmest in 125,000 years. While the official data for last month has not been calculated, the results were already locked in by […]

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UN chief warns of new ‘era of global boiling’

UN chief warns of new ‘era of global boiling’

| 28/07/2023 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Scientists are already certain that July will be the hottest month on record and might be the hottest month for more than 120,000 years. “We don’t have to wait for the end of the month to know this. Short of a mini-ice age over the next days, July 2023 will shatter records across the […]

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WMO: July opens with hottest week on record

WMO: July opens with hottest week on record

| 13/07/2023 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Preliminary data from the World Meteorological Organization shows that the first week of July was the hottest week since records began in 1850, as the global warming that scientists have warned about for decades pushed up temperatures all over the world, even in Antarctica, which, despite being in the middle of winter, is seeing […]

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Oceans heat up as 2021 lands in top 5 hottest years

Oceans heat up as 2021 lands in top 5 hottest years

| 11/01/2022 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The year 2021 was the world’s fifth hottest on record, with greenhouse gases surging and oceans warming to new highs and for some countries it was the hottest on record, scientists from NOAA in the US, the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service and university researchers have reported. The US saw its fourth hottest year […]

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2020 joins top spot for hottest year ever

2020 joins top spot for hottest year ever

| 14/01/2021 | 5 Comments

(CNS): As expected, 2020 has been officially confirmed as a record-breaking year for global temperatures. Last year equalled the temperature reached in 2016 around the world to become the joint hottest year since man started keeping track. It was also the hottest year ever in Europe. According to data released by the Copernicus Climate Change […]

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Scientists confirm 2019 as 2nd hottest year

Scientists confirm 2019 as 2nd hottest year

| 08/01/2020 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Scientists have now confirmed that 2019 was the second hottest year on record. Speculation that it was likely to be the second or third hottest year since humans began measuring temperatures was confirmed by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) on Wednesday. The Europe-based climate organisation said that last year’s global average surface air […]

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