I await June figures with bated breath. From NOAA:
From NOAA, accessed on 8 July 2010.
Indeed, 2010 is set to be one of the worldâ€™s hottest years on record, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). The combined global land and ocean average surface temperature for the first five months of the year was the warmest on record, and 1.22 degrees F warmer than the 20th century average, the NOAA states in its May 2010 State of the Climate Global Analysis.
Additional reading from NYT for conspiracy theorists.
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