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2023 Set to Be Hottest Year Globally

Wed 06 Dec 2023 | 01:07 PM
Rana Atef

2023 is about to be the hottest year on the record after November 2023 set the record to be the warmest November globally, according to the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service.

November 2023 broke previous November heat record, recording 1.46 degree higher than the former Novembers. 

The temperatures saw a threatening increases in September and October, which will lead to make 2023 the hottest one ever, breaking the records of 2016. 

According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), November 2023 had an average surface air temperature of 14.22°C, and 0.32°C above the temperature of the recorded warmest November, in 2020. 

November 2023 was also about 1.75°C warmer than the temperature averages of November average.

The EU climate organization said: “For the calendar year to date, January to November, the global mean temperature for 2023 is the highest on record, 1.46°C above the 1850-1900 pre-industrial average, and 0.13°C higher than the eleven-month average for 2016, currently the warmest calendar year on record. The average sea surface temperature for November 2023 over 60°S–60°N was the highest on record for November at 0.25 °C warmer than the second warmest November, in 2015.”