2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #14


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A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook page during the past week.&

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March is 3rd warmest on record, many contrasts

Global Temp Anomaly March 2018 WMO&

March 2018 was the third warmest on record, according to the& European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting Copernicus Climate Change service.

Although not as exceptional as the values for March 2016 and March 2017, it was in line with the upward trend of 0.18°C per decade seen in global temperature data from 1979 onwards, according to the monthly report.

March 2018 was colder than the 1981-2010 average over almost all of Europe. Only in the far north and over the far southeast of the continent was it warmer than average. Below average temperatures occurred over almost all of northern Russia and over the northern USA and southern Canada.

Within Europe, Spain had 163 mm of rainfall &- more than three times the long-term average of 47 mm (1981-2000), making it one of the& wettest months of March on record, according to the national meteorological service AEMET.

In France, Mediterranean regions saw two to four times more rain than average. For instance Province-Alpes, the Cote d’Azure and Corsica had the second wettest March after 2013, according to& Météo-France.&

March is 3rd warmest on record, many contrasts, Media Release, World Meterologial Association (WMO), Apr 6, 2018

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