The month of November this year was the hottest in 134 years,with land and ocean temperatures soaring around the world,according to a new report. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) report said the month of November was the hottest experienced on Earth since record-keeping began in 1880. Africa,Eurasia and South America experienced a warmer-than-usual November along with parts of Southwest Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean,the agency said. US,North America,parts of Greenland and Australia had lower temperatures during last month,Nature World News reported. The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for November 2013 was record highest for the 134-year period of record,at 0.78 degrees Celsius above the 20th century average of 12.9 degrees Celsius, the report said.
Written by Press Trust Of India | Washington | Published: December 23, 2013 3:00:18 am