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Assessing the Global Climate in 2017

Categories: Arctic/Antarctic,Climate Change,Environment,Statistics,Weather/Disasters

https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/global-climate-201712

Finds that 2017 was the third warmest year on record and the warmest without an El Nino present.  Provides analysis of global land and ocean surface temperatures, snow cover, and Arctic/Antarctic sea ice extent.  From the National Centers for Environmental Information of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.