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NASA: August 2016 ties previous month for all-time high temperature

NASA released their global average temperature statistics for August 2016 and found that August was the warmest August in 136 years of global record-keeping.  August also tied July 2016 for the warmest all-time month, which is somewhat surprising since usually August is cooler than July as the sun’s energy starts to wane.  You can read NASA’s story at http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2490/nasa-analysis-finds-august-2016-another-record-month/ or a related story at Climate Central here.

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