2019 is 2nd hottest year on record: NASA, NOAA

China Economic Net | Jan 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • The global surface temperatures in 2019 were the second warmest since modern record-keeping began in 1880.
  • The global temperature in 2019 were second only to those of 2016, displaying the planet’s long-term warming trend.
  • Also, the 2010s averaged 14.7 degrees Celsius worldwide, 0.8 degrees Celsius higher than the 20th century average, making it hottest decade on record.