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This January was the fourth warmest ever

  • People living in the Eastern US may find this hard to believe but this was the fourth-warmest January in the history of the planet. 

    Moreover, merging ocean and land surface temperatures revealed that this January was the third-warmest since 1880. 

    The East Coast was definitely one of the coldest areas on Earth but things weren't bad elsewhere. The US provides a limited picture considering that it only makes up two percent of the world's surface. China, Africa, Europe and Australia have enjoyed a balmy weather. 

    Tagged as: warm planet, january weather, 2014 january weather, world news