November 2017 was the fifth warmest on record

November 2017 temperatures

Image - NOAA

Since they began to obtain records in 1880, November 2017 has been the fifth warmest, according to NOAA. Behind it there are 394 months in which the global average temperature has been 0.75 degrees Celsius higher than the average, which is 12.9ºC.

How has the climate behaved during that month in the world? Let's see.


Temperature anomaly on the planet

Image - NOAA

As we can see in the image, the thermal behavior of the planet has not been the same in all regions. The colder anomalies they were recorded over much of Canada, central Asia, and the eastern and central tropical Pacific Ocean. On the contrary, warmer They occurred in much of the United States, western Canada, northern and western Alaska, Western Asia, and eastern Russia.

And the worst is that the warming trend continues. The last month where a value below the average was registered was in December 1984. At that time the temperature was -0.09ºC with respect to the average of that century.

This is what happened in November 2017

Image - NOAA

What weather events have happened this November 2017? The following:

  • North America: It was the 30th warmest month of November.
  • South America: It has been the 10th warmest month of November, since 1910.
  • Arctic: 11.6% has disappeared, taking 1981-2010 as a reference period.
  • Europe: it has rained 50% less, especially in Portugal. It has been the warmest November in Austria since 2007.
  • Africa: It has been the 19th warmest November since 1910.
  • Asia: Despite below normal temperatures, it has had the 106th warmest November in XNUMX years.
  • Australia: It was the 18th warmest November in 108 years.
  • NZ- In many regions, it has been the driest November since 1897.

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