April 2016: The heat goes on

April was the warmest such month on record, continuing an extraordinary stretch of global warming

Following six previous record-setting months, April 2016 kept the run going: It was the warmest such month on record, according to data just released by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

April was .43 degrees F warmer than the previous record for April, set in 2010.

The extraordinary warmth of the past seven months is attributable in some measure to the record-setting El Niño no

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