The combined average global land and ocean surface temperature for July 2009 ranked fifth-warmest since world-wide records began in 1880.
Atlantic hurricane activity is highest in last 1500 years.
The global average temperature jumped 0.41 C from June to July, the largest one-month jump in the 31-year global temperature record and the second hottest July on record. Full Story
The planet’s ocean surface temperature was the warmest on record for July, breaking the previous high mark established in 1998. Full Story
No worry. It’s all triggered by the Earth’s various tilt: Obliquity.