* HDD18[degrees]C (HDD65[degrees]F), predominant variable: The population-informed value of 3453 HDD18[degrees]C (6216 HDD65[degrees]F) was virtually identical to the simple average value of 3457 HDD18[degrees]C (6223 HDD65[degrees]F) for the WMO
If temperatures stay above normal for the rest of the year, "2014 will likely be the hottest on record, ahead of 2010, 2005, and 1998," the WMO
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Extremes website reveals interesting geographic and virtual variations in the diffusion of the news story.
We saw this with tragic consequences in the Philippines," WMO
Secretary-General Michel Jarraud said in a statement.
, giving a provisional overview, said the first nine months of the year tied with the same period of 2003 as seventh warmest, with average global land and ocean surface temperatures 0.48AC (0.86AF) above the 1961-1990 average.
''The climate monitoring capability worldwide needs to be enhanced'' to obtain accurate information on world climate so countries are better prepared for any weather, WMO
Secretary General G.O.P.
In particular, the year brought "unprecedented warmth" to the Indian Ocean, according to WMO
The window of opportunity for action is almost closed," said WMO
secretary-general Petteri Taalas.
jury will make the final selection, based on your votes and on artistic flair, imagination and reflecting geographical balance,' the WMO
said on its Facebook page.
said that 2016 remains the warmest year on record (1.2AdegC above the pre-industrial era).
"Long-term indicators of human-caused climate change reached new heights in 2016," WMO
Secretary-General Petteri Taalas (https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/wmo-confirms-2016-hottest-year-record-about-11%C2%B0c-above-pre-industrial-era) said .
CENEVRE (CyHAN)- The World Meteorological Organization (WMO
) reported Wednesday that the period between 2011 and 2015 was the warmest five-year period on record, while preliminary findings point towards this year being the hottest year to date.
Note that the CDD10[degrees]C (CDD50[degrees]F) and HDD18[degrees]C (HDD65[degrees]F) values differ between the actual long-term average climatic data at a World Meteorological Organization (WMO
) site and the climatic data in the one year IWEC2/ TMY3/CWEC weather file for that same location used in hourly energy analysis programs.
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