August 2014 is the warmest August on record for the globe since records began in 1880 according to the newly released National Climate Data Center August Global Analysis. What is more important – it’s not just a one-off spike. The anomalies are increasing with a positive temperature trend. The world is warming and this chart is the perfect demonstration.
Full report here: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/2014/8#introduction