With no La Niña to help cool Earth’s fever, last month shattered the mark for warmest August on record

The heat goes on. And on.

According to data released yesterday by NASA, last month was the warmest August on record. That makes it 11 straight months of record-breaking global heat.

And as it turned out, August tied with July 2016 for warmest of 1,640 months now on record, NASA said. This despite the fact that the seasonal temperature cycle usually tops out in July.

SEE ALSO: This past July was the hottest of 1,639 months on record

Last month was 0.98 degrees Celsius, or 1.76

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