View Full Version : Global Average Temperature for January Highest on Record; U.S. Temperature Near Average for Month

NOAA Reporter
02-16-2007, 05:01 PM
The combined global land and ocean surface temperature was the highest for any January on record, according to scientists at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. The most unusually warm conditions were in the mid- and high-latitude land areas of the Northern Hemisphere. In the contiguous United States, the monthly mean temperature was near average in January.

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