October 2019, the world’s hottest October ever
Last month was officially the hottest October on record, Copernicus Climate Change Service announced on Tuesday, mentioning that it is the fifth month in a row that has exceeded or got close to a record level of temperatures.
The temperatures in October 2019 have exceeded by 0.63C the average temperature of the benchmark period 1981-2000.
June 2019 has been the hottest month of June on record, while July this year has also reached an all-time record. The June-August average temperature for Europe was close to 1.1ºC above the 1981-2010 norm, making it the fourth warmest summer since at least 1979.
September 2019 have also been declared as the hottest months ever reported. Globally September 2019 was 0.57 C warmer than the 1981-2010 average, as warm as the warmest September ever, which was in 2016.