The year 2016 continues to set historic heat records with July officially becoming the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. NASA revealed that temperatures last month peaked above the previous record set five years ago.
Data published by NASA revealed that for the past nine months temperatures have been hitting new records with July 2016 being 1.51 degrees Fahrenheit (0.84 degrees Celsius) warmer than the 1950-1980 global average.
the Japanese Meteorological Agency also confirmed last month to be the globe’s warmest July dating back to 1891. The Japanese agency also claimed that three top four warmest Julys happened in the past three years.