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July was the world's hottest month EVER recorded on Earth in 140-years of measurements and brought Arctic sea ice to its lowest point yet, NOAA says

Scientists say this past July was the hottest month on Earth in 140 years of record-keeping, and brought Arctic and Antarctic sea ice to historic lows.  A report from by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed that last month was both the hottest July and the ‘hottest month on record for the planet,’ with the global temperature 0.95 degrees Celsius (1.71 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than the 20th century average for the month.  The numbers also mean 2019 now ties with 2017 as the second-hottest year on record based on global temperatures from January through July.  Read more....



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