A Look Back: 2022's Temperature Record

  • Released Thursday, January 12th, 2023
  • Updated Wednesday, July 26th, 2023 at 5:15PM
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2022 effectively tied for Earth’s 5th warmest year since 1880, and the last 9 consecutive years have been the warmest 9 on record. NASA looks back at how heat was expressed in different ways around the world in 2022.

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