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    June 2013 Satellite Measured Temperature Anomalies

    July 11, 2013; 12:05 PM ET

    How did June 2013 stack up in terms of global temperatures?

    Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) has released their global satellite measured temperature anomaly data for June 2013.

    According to RSS, June 2013 averaged 0.291 degrees celsius (0.52 F.) above normal making June of 2013 the 6th warmest June in the satellite record, which goes back to 1979.

    The RSS image below shows the global temperature anomalies for June 2013.

    By the way, May 2013 was 0.139 C. above normal.


    Specific regions......

    The arctic region ended up 1.107 C, or 2.00 F. above normal for June 2013.

    The continental USA averaged 0.721 C. or 1.3 F above normal for June 2013.


    The RSS image below shows the updated satellite measured temperature trends across the world. As you can see, the greatest warming clearly is in the far northern latitudes.

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